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First principles : what America's founders learned from the greeks and romans and how that shaped our country / Thomas E. Ricks ; read by James Lurie.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Examines how the educations of America's first four presidents, and in particular their scholarly devotion to ancient Greek and Roman classics, informed the beliefs and ideals that shaped the nation's constitution and government. -- Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library CD 973.099 RIC (Text) 33892100689778 Adult New Audiobooks Audiobook CD None 01/07/2021 Checked out 06/03/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781799944720
  • ISBN: 1799944727
  • ISBN: 9781799944737
  • ISBN: 1799944735
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (12 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : HarperCollins, [2020]

Content descriptions

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Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by James Lurie.
Summary, etc.:
Examines how the educations of America's first four presidents, and in particular their scholarly devotion to ancient Greek and Roman classics, informed the beliefs and ideals that shaped the nation's constitution and government. -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Washington, George, 1732-1799 > Philosophy.
Adams, John, 1735-1826 > Philosophy.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 > Philosophy.
Madison, James, 1751-1836 > Philosophy.
Political science > United States > History > 18th century.
Classical literature > Influence.
Classicism > United States > History > 18th century.
Philosophy, Ancient > Influence.
Presidents > United States > Knowledge and learning.
United States > Civilization > Classical influences.
United States > Politics and government > Philosophy.
United States > Civilization > Philosophy.
HISTORY / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800).
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State.
PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Biographies.
Sound recordings.
Summary: Examines how the educations of America's first four presidents, and in particular their scholarly devotion to ancient Greek and Roman classics, informed the beliefs and ideals that shaped the nation's constitution and government. -- Provided by publisher.

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