The Honey and the Hemlock

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The Honey and the Hemlock: Democracy and Paranoia in Ancient Athens and Modern America

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Author  Eli Sagan
Publisher  Fish Drum Magazine Pr
Publication Date   September 1, 2001
ISBN  1882231066
Pages  430

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Examining Athenian democracy as an object lesson for democracy in general, and invoking Freud as his guide in this task, Eli Sagan explores the startling contradictions in the society of Athens: its delicious honey and its deadly hemlock.


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