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By Lorna Hardwick,Stephen Harrison

Classics within the glossy international brings jointly a set of unusual foreign members to debate the gains and implications of a 'democratic flip' in glossy perceptions of old Greece and Rome. It examines how Greek and Roman fabric has been concerned with problems with democracy, either in political tradition and within the higher diffusion of classics in recent years outdoors the elite classes.

By person case reports from theatre, movie, fiction, television, radio, museums, and well known media, and during sector reports that ponder developments through the years specifically societies, the quantity explores the connection among Greek and Roman methods of pondering and glossy definitions of democratic practices and methods, allowing a much wider re-assessment of the function of historical Greece and Rome within the smooth world.

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