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By Philippe-Joseph Salazar

ISBN-10: 0805833412

ISBN-13: 9780805833416

An African Athens bargains an research of a brand new ecology of rhetoric--the reshaping of a state right into a democracy via rhetorical capacity. writer Philippe-Joseph Salazar presents a basic view of concerns as they've got taken form within the apartheid and post-apartheid South African event, providing the rustic as a extraordinary degree for taking part in out the good subject matters of public deliberation and the increase of postmodern rhetorical democracy. Salazar's intimate vantage element makes a speciality of the impressive case of a democracy received on the negotiating desk and likewise gained each day in public deliberation.

This quantity provides a full-scale rhetorical research of a democratic transformation in post-Cold warfare period, and gives a learn of the death of apartheid and post-apartheid from the point of view of political and public rhetoric and communique. In doing so, it serves as a template for related enquiries within the rhetorical learn of rising democracies.

meant for readers engaged within the research of political and public rhetoric with an curiosity in how democracy takes form, An African Athens highlights South Africa as a try case for international democracy, for rhetoric, and for the relevance of rhetoric reviews in a postmodern democracy.

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