Classical Antiquity and the Politics of America

Classical Antiquity and the Politics of America

From George Washington to George W. Bush

Edited by Michael Meckler

241 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781932792324
  • Published: August 2006

$34.95

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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.