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Author Richard, Carl J.

Title Greeks and Romans bearing gifts : how the ancients inspired the Founding Fathers / Carl J. Richard.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2008.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  320.09033 R382g 2008    ---  Available
Description xi, 203 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-193) and indexes.
Contents The storytellers and the founders -- Sparta and individual rights -- The Persian wars and the superiority of republican government -- Athens and the perils of democracy -- The fall of Greece and the need for a strong central government -- Early Rome and republican virtue -- The fall of the Roman republic and the need for vigilance -- The Roman emperors and the preciousness of liberty.
Subject Political science -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Political science -- Greece -- History.
Political science -- Rome -- History.
Philosophy, American -- 18th century.
Founding Fathers of the United States.
Civilization, Classical.
ISBN 9780742556232 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742556239 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000042234651

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