This enticing paintings tells the tale of democracy in the course of the standpoint of tragic drama. It indicates how the traditional stories of greatness and its loss aspect to the capability risks of democracy then and now.
Greek Tragedy dramatized a number of tales, characters, and voices drawn from truth, in particular from these marginalized through Athens's democracy. It stated dissident figures via its multivocal shape, disrupting the notion of an ordered truth. this day, this is helping us grab the truth of Athenian democracy, that's, a process steeped in patriarchy, slavery, warmongering, and xenophobia. The e-book reads via renditions of Aeschylus' Suppliants as democratic texts for the twenty-first century, to teach how such multivocal dramas really tackle not just the pitfalls of our modern democracy, but in addition more than a few environmental, safety, socio-economic, and political dilemmas that afflict democratic politics today.
Written in a really obtainable demeanour, Greek Tragedy and modern Democracy is a full of life e-book that might attract any political technology and diplomacy scholar drawn to problems with democracy, governance, democratic peace, and democratic theory.
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