The Resource Death to tyrants! : ancient Greek democracy and the struggle against tyranny, David A. Teegarden

Death to tyrants! : ancient Greek democracy and the struggle against tyranny, David A. Teegarden

Label
Death to tyrants! : ancient Greek democracy and the struggle against tyranny
Title
Death to tyrants!
Title remainder
ancient Greek democracy and the struggle against tyranny
Statement of responsibility
David A. Teegarden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Death to Tyrants! is the first comprehensive study of ancient Greek tyrant-killing legislation--laws that explicitly gave individuals incentives to ""kill a tyrant."" David Teegarden demonstrates that the ancient Greeks promulgated these laws to harness the dynamics of mass uprisings and preserve popular democratic rule in the face of anti-democratic threats. He presents detailed historical and sociopolitical analyses of each law and considers a variety of issues: What is the nature of an anti-democratic threat? How would various provisions of the laws help pro-democrats counter tho
Cataloging source
LGG
Dewey number
342.3808/54
Index
index present
LC call number
KL4372
LC item number
.T44 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Death to tyrants! : ancient Greek democracy and the struggle against tyranny, David A. Teegarden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The decree of Demophantos -- The Eretrian tyrant-killing law -- The law of Eukrates -- The anti-tyranny dossier from Eresos -- The Philites stele from Erythrai -- The Ilian tyrant-killing law
Control code
ocn864747378
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400848539
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt4bzqjt
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29655493
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864747378
  • pebcs1400848539

Library Locations

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