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    • The Birth of Politics

    • Eight Greek and Roman Political Ideas and Why They Matter
    • By: Melissa Lane
    • Narrated by: Judith West
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Birth of Politics, Melissa Lane introduces the listener to the foundations of Western political thought, from the Greeks, who invented democracy, to the Romans, who created a republic and then transformed it into an empire. Tracing the origins of our political concepts from Socrates to Plutarch to Cicero, Lane reminds us that the birth of politics was a story as much of individuals as ideas.

    Regular price: $24.95