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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.

Ricks, Thomas E., (author.).

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  • 3 of 12 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

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6 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 973.099 RICKS 2020 (Text) 0001002379939 Nonfiction New Checked out 12/13/2020

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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.
Subject: Presidents > United States > Knowledge and learning.
United States > Politics and government > Philosophy.
United States > Civilization > Philosophy.
Washington, George, 1732-1799 > Philosophy.
Adams, John, 1735-1826 > Philosophy.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 > Philosophy.
Madison, James, 1751-1836 > Philosophy.
Classical literature > Influence.
Philosophy, Ancient > Influence.

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