A sparkling account of people power through the ages, and how to save it from itself . . . a page-turner full of wit, original insight and unassuming erudition
This timely work shows how ancient wisdom might save democracies from anarchy and ruin . . . That she has lived and taught the ideas she writes about gives the book an enjoyable vitality
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Adventures in Democracy: The Turbulent World of People Power (Allen Lane)
A political philosopher explores the flaws and weaknesses of people power in a world defined by competition, wealth and greatness, and looks at the roles citizens must play in order to keep democracy alive.