The Secret History of Democracy

Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN-13 : 9780230244214

Page : 264 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 214 voters

This book explores the intriguing idea that there is much more democracy in human history than is generally acknowledged. It establishes that democracy was developing across greater Asia before classical Athens, clung on during the ‘Dark Ages’, often formed part of indigenous governance and is developing today in unexpected ways.

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