The Secret History of Democracy

Publisher : Springer

ISBN-13 : 0230299466

Page : 252 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 466 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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