Enduring empire : ancient lessons for global politics /

Explores ways in which ancient theories of empire can inform our understanding of present-day international relations.

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Tabachnick, David (Editor), Koivukoski, Toivo (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2009.
Table of Contents:
  • In the mirror of antiquity : the problem of American empire / David C. Hendrickson
  • Democracy and empire : the case of Athens / Laurie M. Johnson Bagby
  • Empire by invitation of domination? : The difference between Hegemonia and Arkhē / David Edward Tabachnick
  • The freedom to rule : Athenian imperialism and democratic masculinity / Ryan K. Balot
  • Liberty and empire, with the benefit of limited hindsight--or, what Herodotus of Halicarnassus saw / Clifford orwin
  • Empire and the eclipse of politics / Leah Bradwhaw
  • Imperial compulsions / Toivo Koivukoski
  • Rome and the Hellenistic world : masculinity and militarism, monarchy and republic / Arthur M. Eckstein
  • Imperial power in the Roman Republic / Susan Mattern
  • The rise of global power and the music of the spheres : philosophy and history in Cicero's De re publica / Geoffrey Kellow
  • Machiavelli's model of a liberal empire : the evolution of Rome / Waller R. Newell
  • Post-9/11 evocations of empire in light of Eric Voegelin's political science / John von Heyking
  • Athens as Hamlet : the irresolute empire / Barry Strauss.