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Athens on Trial:
The Antidemocratic Tradition in Western Thought
Jennifer Tolbert Roberts

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface and Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Ch. 1Introduction3
Pt. 1Classical Greece23
Ch. 2The Athenian Experiment25
Ch. 3The First Attacks on Athenian Democracy48
Ch. 4Democracy and the Philosophers71
Pt. 2Playing With the Past93
Ch. 5Roman Adaptations97
Ch. 6Recovering the Greeks119
Ch. 7Monarchists and Republicans137
Ch. 8The Debate over Athens and Sparta156
Ch. 9Athenian Democracy in the Age of Revolutions175
Ch. 10A Shift in the Sands208
Pt. 3Modern Transformations227
Ch. 11The Turning of the Tide229
Ch. 12Athenians and Others256
Ch. 13Epilogue: The Old and the New291
Notes315
Selected Bibliography379
Index393

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