Democracy (Paperback)

Alecos Papadatos

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It is 490BC and Athens is at war. Leander, trying to rouse his comrades for the morrow's battle against a far mightier enemy, begins to recount the story of his own life. Having witnessed the evils of the old tyrannical regimes and the rise of a new political system, Leander tells a tale of danger, bravery and big ideas, of the death of gods and the tortuous birth of democracy. Through a series of breathtaking scenes, we see that democracy was forged from chance and historical contingency - but also through the cunning and courage of a group of highly talented, driven individuals. Alecos Papadatos and Annie Di Donna, artists behind the international phenomenon Logicomix, together with writer Abraham Kawa deliver a graphic novel bursting with extraordinary characters and vibrant colour, one that offers fresh insight into how this greatest of civic inventions came to be.


Product Details

  • Product code: AOVUR
  • ISBN: 9781408820179
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 17.3cm x 23.7cm
  • Pages: 240
  • Publish date: Thu Sep 10 00:00:00 BST 2015
  • Book points: 18

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