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Thomas Jefferson, the classical world, and early America [electronic resource] / edited by Peter S. Onuf and Nicholas P. Cole.

Contributor(s): Onuf, Peter S | Cole, Nicholas, 1978-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jeffersonian America: Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (x, 314 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780813931821 (electronic bk.); 0813931827 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Political and social views -- Congresses | Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Knowledge and learning -- Congresses | United States -- Civilization -- Classical influences -- Congresses | Classicism -- United States -- History -- 18th century | Political science -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses | Jefferson, Thomas | Klassizismus | USA | HISTORY / United States / State & Local / General | Geschichte Anf�ange-1800Genre/Form: Kongress -- Rom -- 2008. | Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Thomas Jefferson, the classical world, and early America.DDC classification: 973.4/6092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Peter S. Onuf and Nicholas P. Cole -- Prologue : the legacy of Rome in the American Revolution / Gordon S. Wood -- Ancients, moderns, and the progress of mankind : Thomas Jefferson's classical world / Peter S. Onuf -- Jefferson and natural morality : classical moral theory, moral sense, and rights / Michael P. Zuckert -- Classical taste at Monticello : the case of Thomas Jefferson's daughter and granddaughters / Caroline Winterer -- Jefferson's classical architecture : an American agenda / Richard Guy Wilson -- George Washington : Cincinnatus or Marcus Aurelius? / Maurie D. McInnis -- America and ancient and modern Europe / Nicholas P. Cole -- Aristotle and King Alfred in America / Peter Thompson -- Jefferson's classical silence, 1774-1776 : historical consciousness and Roman history in the revolutionary South / Eran Shalev -- Cicero and the classical republican legacy in America / Paul A. Rahe -- Pericles in America : the founding era and beyond / Jennifer T. Roberts.
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"This volume comprises a selection of essays presented at a conference held at the American Academy in Rome on October 13-14, 2008 ... "--Pref.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Peter S. Onuf and Nicholas P. Cole -- Prologue : the legacy of Rome in the American Revolution / Gordon S. Wood -- Ancients, moderns, and the progress of mankind : Thomas Jefferson's classical world / Peter S. Onuf -- Jefferson and natural morality : classical moral theory, moral sense, and rights / Michael P. Zuckert -- Classical taste at Monticello : the case of Thomas Jefferson's daughter and granddaughters / Caroline Winterer -- Jefferson's classical architecture : an American agenda / Richard Guy Wilson -- George Washington : Cincinnatus or Marcus Aurelius? / Maurie D. McInnis -- America and ancient and modern Europe / Nicholas P. Cole -- Aristotle and King Alfred in America / Peter Thompson -- Jefferson's classical silence, 1774-1776 : historical consciousness and Roman history in the revolutionary South / Eran Shalev -- Cicero and the classical republican legacy in America / Paul A. Rahe -- Pericles in America : the founding era and beyond / Jennifer T. Roberts.

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