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Aristocracy, antiquity, and history an essay on classicism in political thought by A. A. M. Kinneging

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Published by A.A.M. Kinneging in ["s-Gravenhage?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aristocracy (Political science) -- History.,
  • Aristocracy (Social class) -- History.,
  • Political science -- History.,
  • Classicism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementA.A.M. Kinneging.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT647 .K55 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 352 p. ;
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL590608M
LC Control Number96181744

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Aristocracy, Antiquity, and History shows conclusively that the actual demise of this exploration into the sources of Western thought takes seriously the strength of an aristocratic vision that lives on in a variety of conservative and liberal Aristocracy, Antiquity and History the readers is reacquainted with the democratic potential as in the work of Montesquieu, and . Aristocracy, Antiquity, and History: An Essay on Classicism in Political Thought. This brilliant critique of the literature on modernity challenges conventional approaches in two fundamental ways: First, the lineage of the modern turns out to be less ancient . The words 'aristocrats', 'aristocracy' and 'aristocratic values' appear in many a study of ancient history and culture. Sometimes these terms are used with a precise meaning. More often they are casual shorthand for 'upper class', 'ruling elite' and 'high standards'.Price: $ Aristocracy, Antiquity, and History shows conclusively that the actual demise of this exploration into the sources of Western thought takes seriously the strength of an aristocratic vision that lives on in a variety of conservative and liberal Aristocracy, Antiquity and History the readers is reacquainted with the democratic potential as in the work of Montesquieu, and Author: Andreas Kinneging.

Aristocracy may be based on wealth as well as land, as in ancient Carthage and medieval Venice, or may be a theocracy like the Brahman caste in India. Other criteria can be age, race, military prowess, or cultural attainment. The best example of a modern landowning aristocracy that conducted government was in England from to   There were, no doubt, many notable women in ancient Greece, but history books are usually silent on female ing to the historian and novelist Helena P. Schrader, this is because, "Herodotus and other ancient Greek historians are far more likely to mention Persian queens than the wives of Greeks – not because Persian women were Author: Joshua J. Mark. Antiquity, it is here argued, was different. Aristocracy in Antiquity explores and challenges the common assumption that hereditary 'aristocrats' who derive much of their status, privilege and power from their ancestors are identifiable at most times and places in the ancient world.   ‘ARISTOCRACY’ IN ANTIQUITY: Redefining Greek and Roman Elites. Posted on 10 May The Classical Press of Wales () pp £68 (ISBN ) Fisher (F.) and van Wees have made major contributions to our understanding of .

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