All About History


Author Alev Scott and Andronike Makres Publisher Riverrun Price £14.99 Released Out now

In , Alev Scott and Andronike Makres set out to prove that Athenian democracy is more germane today than perhaps ever before. Indeed, Athens was the birthplace of democracy and Scott and Makres argue in this book that there are five

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