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By Arlene W. Saxonhouse

This wide-ranging ebook locates the beginning of political technology within the daily global of historic Greek lifestyles, suggestion, and tradition. Arlene Saxonhouse contends that the Greeks, faced through the perplexing range of the actual global, sought a strength that might unify, constrain, and clarify it. This force towards harmony did greater than worth the brain over the senses: it led the Greeks to minimize the very genuine complexities—particularly relating to ladies, the kin, and sexuality—in either their political and private lives.

Saxonhouse opens up clean understandings of such concerns because the Greeks' worry of the female and their makes an attempt to disregard the calls for that gender, replica, and the kinfolk unavoidably make at the individual.

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