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Classical antiquity and the politics of America : from George Washington to George W. Bush

Author: Michael Meckler
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study that tracks the movement of classicism throughout US history and illustrates how the ancient Greeks and Romans continue to influence political theory and determine policy in the United  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Meckler
ISBN: 1932792325 9781932792324
OCLC Number: 69241421
Description: x, 231 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Classical education in colonial America / William J. Ziobro --
Classical antiquity and early conceptions of the United States Senate / Carl J. Richard --
Classical oratory and fears of demagoguery in the Antebellum Era / Caroline Winterer --
William Sanders Scarborough and the politics of classical education for African Americans / Michele Valerie Ronnick --
The rise of populism, the decline of classical education, and the Seventeenth Amendment / Michael Meckler --
William Linn Westermann at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 / John Milton Cooper, Jr. --
The world of Moses Finkelstein : the year 1939 in M.I. Finley's development as a historian / Daniel P. Tompkins --
Thucydides and the Cold War / Lawrence A. Tritle --
Senator Robert C. Byrd and the wisdom of the ancients / Robert F. Maddox --
Platonism in high places : Leo Strauss, George W. Bush, and the response to 9/11 / Neil G. Robertson.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Meckler.
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This wide-ranging collection of essays on classicism and American politics is filled with gems. - Richard Dougherty, University of Dallas

 
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