The Founders and the Classics: Greece, Rome, and the American Enlightenment / Edition 1

The Founders and the Classics: Greece, Rome, and the American Enlightenment / Edition 1

by Carl J. Richard
     
 

The influence of Greek and Roman authors on our American forefathers finally becomes clear in this fascinating book--the first comprehensive study of the founders' classical reading.See more details below

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The influence of Greek and Roman authors on our American forefathers finally becomes clear in this fascinating book--the first comprehensive study of the founders' classical reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674314269
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
08/11/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
308
Sales rank:
1,397,505
Product dimensions:
0.64(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1. The Classical Conditioning of the Founders

2. Symbolism

3. Models

4. Antimodels

5. Mixed Government and Classical Pastoralism

6. Philosophy

7. The Myth of Classical Decline

Conclusion

Notes

Index

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