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A political economy perspective of direct democracy in ancient Athens

  • George Tridimas


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Constitutional Political Economy.

    Volume (Year): 22 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 58-82

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:copoec:v:22:y:2011:i:1:p:58-82
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