The Noblest Minds: Fame, Honor, and the American Founding / Edition 1by Peter McNamara, Lance Banning, James Ceaser, Robert Faulkner, Steven Forde
Pub. Date: 05/28/1999
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Ever since Douglass Adair convincingly demonstrated that a love of fame was central to the American founding, political scientists and historians have started to view the founders and their acts in a new light. In The Noblest Minds, ten distinguished scholars examine this passion for fame and honor and demonstrate for the first time its significance in the