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Freedom

An Unruly History

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674988330

Publication Date: 08/25/2020

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432 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

29 photos

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  • Introduction: An Elusive Concept
  • I. The Long History of Freedom
    • 1. Slaves to No Man: Freedom in Ancient Greece
    • 2. The Rise and Fall of Roman Liberty
  • II. Freedom’s Revival
    • 3. The Renaissance of Freedom
    • 4. Freedom in the Atlantic Revolutions
  • III. Rethinking Freedom
    • 5. Inventing Modern Liberty
    • 6. The Triumph of Modern Liberty
  • Epilogue: Freedom in the Twenty-First Century
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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