Democracy-9781408820179-amDemocracy opens in 490 B.C., with Athens at war. The hero of the story, Leander, is trying to rouse his comrades for the morrow’s battle against a far mightier enemy, and begins to recount his own life, having borne direct witness to the evils of the old tyrannical regimes and to the emergence of a new political system. The tale that emerges is one of daring, danger, and big ideas, of the death of the gods and the tortuous birth of democracy.

Also available in the library from the same group of authors: Logicomix, a graphic novel about the foundational quest in mathematics (BD 160 DOX)


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