From Popular Sovereignty to the Sovereignty...

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Author  Martin Ostwald
Publisher  University of California Press
Publication Date   June 5, 1987
ISBN  0520054261
Pages  500

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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.

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