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THE HONEY AND THE HEMLOCK: DEMOCRACY AND PARANOIA IN ANCIENT ATHENS AND MODERN AMERICA
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THE HONEY AND THE HEMLOCK: DEMOCRACY AND PARANOIA IN ANCIENT ATHENS AND MODERN AMERICA

By Sagan, Eli

New York: Basic Books, 1991. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review press release laid in. ISBN 0465030580 "Democracy is a miracle," Eli Sagan writes, "considering human psychological disabilities." To shed light on this "miracle," Sagan focuses on the world's first democratic society, Athens, and mounts a compelling argument that Athens and the modern American republic, although separated by more than two thousand years, share the same fundamental moral and psychological dilemmas. 429pp.

$5.00

THE GREEK AND ROMAN WORLD

By Hardy, W. G.

Cambridge, MA: Schenkman Publishing Company, 1970. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. This book vividly reconstructs the day-to-day life of the Greeks and Romans--how they worked and amused themselves, what they ate and wore, and, above all, how they thought and how they reacted to the world about them. 124pp.

$5.00

ATHENS: THE VIOLET-CROWNED

By Whiting, Lilian

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1913. HC. very good, pictorial gray cloth, teg (hardcover). 36 B&W ill.. 361pp.

$8.00

SELECTED READINGS IN THE HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION

By Diffie, Bailey W. and Noland, Aaron (editors)

New York: City College of New York, 1964. HC. good, gray cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket). 364pp.

$7.50