Pericles of Athens and the Birth of DemocracyUnknown - 1991
Never has the story of the difficult birth of the world's first democracy had more to say to us than now. This masterful biography of Pericles, the first citizen of Athens and its leader for over 20 years, skillfully weaves together the shifting political interests, international tensions, and intellectual currents that guided his remarkable career.
Publisher: New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1991.
Characteristics: xv, 287 p.,  p. of plates : ill.