Classical Antiquity and the Politics of America

Classical Antiquity and the Politics of America

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Although most prevalent and obvious during the early decades of the Republic, the influence of classical antiquity on American politics persists even into the 21st century. This study tracks the movement of classicism throughout U.S. history and illustrates how the ancient Greeks and Romans continue to influence political theory and determine policy in the United States, from the education of the Founders to the War in Iraq.All of the correspondence between Finkelstein and Boas discussed in this essay is preserved in this collection. 20. ... Finleya#39;s student Richard Saller reports the surprise in Cambridge upon the mention of Boas in the Times Literary Supplement (personal communication, January 2005). ... 112 (Leiden: Brill, 1990 ), in Bryn Mawr Classical Review 1991; edu/bmcr/1991/ 02.05.05.html, anbsp;...

Title:Classical Antiquity and the Politics of America
Author:Michael Meckler
Publisher:Baylor University Press - 2006


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