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First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country

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Ricks discusses "the founding fathers, examining their educations and, in particular, their devotion to the ancient Greek and Roman classics--and how that influence would shape their ideals and the new American nation ... [His book] follows [the first four U.S. presidents] ... from their youths to their adult lives, as they grappled with questions of independence and forming and keeping a new nation. In doing so, Ricks interprets not only the effect of the ancient world on each man, and how that shaped our constitution and ...

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First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country
2020, Harper

ISBN-13: 9780062997456

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First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country
2020, HarperCollins

ISBN-13: 9781799944737

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