Spectacular power in the Greek and Roman city

In the great cities of Greece and Rome, politicians and kings sought to be seen as celebrities rather than as mere administrators or monarchs. This text shows their methods that led to the importance of spectacle in societies the world over as well as giving birth to democracy and republicanism

Main Author: Bell, Andrew
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2004, 2004
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In the great cities of Greece and Rome, politicians and kings sought to be seen as celebrities rather than as mere administrators or monarchs. This text shows their methods that led to the importance of spectacle in societies the world over as well as giving birth to democracy and republicanism
Physical Description:vi, 289 p.
ISBN:9780191714092