Comparing Democracies: A Spatial Method with Application to Ancient Athens

17 Pages Posted: 8 Jul 2009

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Josiah Ober

Stanford University - Department of Classics

Date Written: July 5, 2009

Abstract

A graphic method for specifying historians’ judgments about political change, with special reference to the distance and the direction that Athenian democracy had moved from the era of Cleisthenes to that of Lycurgus. For Vincent Azoulay and Paulin Ismard (eds.). Cleisthène et Lycurgue d’Athènes: Autour du politique dans la cité classique. Editions du Sorbonne, Paris.

Keywords: democracy, comparative political history

Suggested Citation

Ober, Josiah, Comparing Democracies: A Spatial Method with Application to Ancient Athens (July 5, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1431190 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1431190

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