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by Benjamin Isakhan,Stephen Stockwell


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He is the author of Democracy in Iraq: History, Politics and Discourse (Ashgate, 2012). Stephen Stockwell is Professor of Journalism and Communication at the Griffith University.

Takes a fresh look at the history of democracy, broadening the traditional view with previously unexplored examples. This substantial reference work critically re-examines the history of democracy, from ancient history to possible directions it may take in the future. 44 chapters explore the origins of democracy and explore new - and sometimes surprising - examples from around the world. Each of the 9 parts introduces the period, followed by 3 to 7 case studies.

The first book to study lesser-known histories of democracy alongside familiar examples

Published by: Edinburgh University Press. The first book to study lesser-known histories of democracy alongside familiar examples. The Greeks made major contributions to the development of democracy not only as an idea, but even more significantly as a set of practical laws and pragmatic institutions that evolved over centuries to translate the sovereignty of the people into a relatively stable and effective system of government.

Benjamin Isakhan, Stephen Stockwell. This book re examines the history of democracy, broadening the traditional view with previously unexplored examples. This substantial reference work critically examines the history of democracy, from ancient history to the directions it might take in the future. Over the course of 42 chapters, it explores the full breadth of the origins of democracy and expands the canon of democratic history by exploring new - and sometimes surprising - examples from around the world

From Pre-history to Future Possibilities. The first book to study lesser-known histories of democracy alongside familiar examples

From Pre-history to Future Possibilities. Contributors include Jack Goody, John Keane, Larbi Sadiki, James Anderson, John Fisher and Seymour Drescher. Notes on Contributors. Benjamin Isakhan is Associate Professor of Politics and Policy Studies and Director of the Middle East Studies Forum in the Alfred Deakin Institute at Deakin University, Australia.

By Benjamin Isakhan, Stephen Stockwell. The Edinburgh Companion to the History of Democracy. By Benjamin Isakhan, Stephen Stockwell. It sets a benchmark as the first collection on the history of democracy to present lesser known examples, such as those of ancient China, medieval Islam, colonial Africa or today's Burma, alongside more familiar cases like Athens, the English Parliament, the French Revolution and Women's Suffrage.

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Re-examines the long and complex history of democracy and broadens . In this regard I have traced the history of the theory of proportions, of physiognomy and of "affections" from Leon Battista.

Re-examines the long and complex history of democracy and broadens the traditional view of this history by complementing it with examples from unexplored or under-examined quarters. The both methods complement one the other and extend the possibilities of increasing interference immunity of message transmission.

Takes a fresh look at the history of democracy, broadening the traditional view with previously unexplored examples. This substantial reference work critically re-examines the history of democracy, from ancient history to possible directions it may take in the future. 44 chapters explore the origins of democracy and explore new - and sometimes surprising - examples from around the world. Each of the 9 parts introduces the period, followed by 3 to 7 case studies.
The Edinburgh Companion to the History of Democracy: From Pre-history to Future Possibilities download epub
Social Sciences
Author: Benjamin Isakhan,Stephen Stockwell
ISBN: 1474400140
Category: Other
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press; 1 edition (April 1, 2015)
Pages: 384 pages