Comparing Democracies: A Spatial Method with Application to Ancient Athens
17 Pages Posted: 8 Jul 2009
Date Written: July 5, 2009
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
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