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Bread and circuses

Paul Veyne

Bread and circuses

historical sociology and political pluralism

by Paul Veyne

  • 230 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Allen Lane, The Penguin Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authority.,
  • Political sociology.,
  • Public goods.,
  • Greece -- Politics and government.,
  • Rome -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Veyne ; abridged with an introduction by Oswyn Murray ; translated by Brian Pearce.
    ContributionsMurray, Oswyn., Pearce, Brian.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 491 p. ;
    Number of Pages491
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15306352M
    ISBN 100713990031
    LC Control Number88082818
    OCLC/WorldCa21327001

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