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The Resource Slaves tell tales : and other episodes in the politics of popular culture in ancient Greece, Sara Forsdyke

Slaves tell tales : and other episodes in the politics of popular culture in ancient Greece, Sara Forsdyke

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Slaves tell tales : and other episodes in the politics of popular culture in ancient Greece
Title
Slaves tell tales
Title remainder
and other episodes in the politics of popular culture in ancient Greece
Statement of responsibility
Sara Forsdyke
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Most studies of ancient Greek politics focus on formal institutions such as the political assembly and the law courts, and overlook the role that informal social practices played in the regulation of the political order. Sara Forsdyke argues, by contrast, that various forms of popular culture in ancient Greece--including festival revelry, oral storytelling, and popular forms of justice--were a vital medium for political expression and played an important role in the negotiation of relations between elites and masses, as well as masters and slaves, in the Greek city-states. Although these fo
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1967-
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Forsdyke, Sara
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Greek literature
  • Popular culture
  • Oral tradition
  • Literature and society
  • Greece
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Greek literature
  • Literature and society
  • Oral tradition
  • Politics and government
  • Popular culture
  • Greece
Label
Slaves tell tales : and other episodes in the politics of popular culture in ancient Greece, Sara Forsdyke
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Peasants, Politics, and Popular Culture; Part One: Discourses; 2. Slaves Tell Tales: The Culture of Subordinate Groups in Ancient Greece; 3. Pigs, Asses, and Swine: Obscenity and the Popular Imagination in Ancient Sicyon; Part Two: Practices; 4. Revelry and Riot in Ancient Megara: Democratic Disorder or Ritual Reversal?; 5. Street Theater and Popular Justice in Ancient Greece; Epilogue; 6. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index Locorum; General Index
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ocn794412996
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1 online resource
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781400842155
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctt3pdmk
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)794412996
Label
Slaves tell tales : and other episodes in the politics of popular culture in ancient Greece, Sara Forsdyke
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Peasants, Politics, and Popular Culture; Part One: Discourses; 2. Slaves Tell Tales: The Culture of Subordinate Groups in Ancient Greece; 3. Pigs, Asses, and Swine: Obscenity and the Popular Imagination in Ancient Sicyon; Part Two: Practices; 4. Revelry and Riot in Ancient Megara: Democratic Disorder or Ritual Reversal?; 5. Street Theater and Popular Justice in Ancient Greece; Epilogue; 6. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index Locorum; General Index
Control code
ocn794412996
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400842155
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3pdmk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794412996

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