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The Plebeian Experience : A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom, Martin Breaugh, (ebook)

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The Plebeian Experience : A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom
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The Plebeian Experience
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A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom
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Martin Breaugh
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eng
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How do people excluded from political life achieve political agency? Through a series of historical events that have been mostly overlooked by political theorists, Martin Breaugh identifies fleeting yet decisive instances of emancipation in which people took it upon themselves to become political subjects. Emerging during the Roman plebs's first secession in 494 BCE, the plebeian experience consists of an underground or unexplored configuration of political strategies to obtain political freedom. The people reject domination through political praxis and concerted action, therefore establishing an alternative form of power. Breaugh's study concludes in the nineteenth century and integrates ideas from sociology, philosophy, history, and political science. Organized around diverse case studies, his work undertakes exercises in political theory to show how concepts provide a different understanding of the meaning of historical events and our political present. The Plebeian Experience describes a recurring phenomenon that clarifies struggles for emancipation throughout history, expanding research into the political agency of the many and shedding light on the richness of radical democratic struggles from ancient Rome to Occupy Wall Street and beyond
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Breaugh, Martin
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320.01
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non fiction
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Columbia Studies in Political Thought / Political History
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  • Democracy
  • Jacobins
  • Jacobins
  • Liberty
  • Philosophy
  • Plebs (Rome)
  • Political science
  • Political science
  • Political science
  • Political science
  • Political science
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The Plebeian Experience : A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom, Martin Breaugh, (ebook)
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9780231520812
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MWT11864607
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The Plebeian Experience : A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom, Martin Breaugh, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231520812
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11864607
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11864607
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MWT11864607
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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