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On Rhetoric: A Theory of Civic Discourse
On Rhetoric A Theory of Civic Discourse
Author: Aristotle
With the emergence of democracy in the city-state of Athens in the years around 460 BC, public speaking became an essential skill for politicians in the Assemblies and Councils and even for ordinary citizens in the courts of law. In response, the technique of rhetoric rapidly developed, bringing virtuoso performances and a host of practical manu...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780195305081
ISBN-10: 0195305086
Publication Date: 6/15/2006
Pages: 352
Edition: 2

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Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Book Type: Hardcover
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