From Popular Sovereignty to the Sovereignty of Law

From Popular Sovereignty to the Sovereignty of Law

Law, Society, and Politics in Fifth-century Athens

Book - 1986
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Analyzing the "democratic" features and institutions of the Athenian democracy in the fifth century B.C., Martin Ostwald traces their development from Solon's judicial reforms to the flowering of popular sovereignty, when the people assumed the right both to enact all legislation and to hold magistrates accountable for implementing what had been enacted.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1986.
ISBN: 9780520054264
0520054261
Characteristics: xxii, 663 p. ; 24 cm.

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