Ancient Greece and American conservatism : classical influence on the modern right (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Ancient Greece and American conservatism : classical influence on the modern right

Author: John Bloxham, (Classicist)
Publisher: London : I. B. Tauris, 2018. ©2018
Series: Library of classical studies, v. 20.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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US conservatives have repeatedly turned to classical Greece for inspiration and rhetorical power.

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Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
978178672394
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bloxham, (Classicist)
ISBN: 178831154X 9781788311540
OCLC Number: 994369732
Description: x, 284 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction Chapter One - Plato's Ideas had Consequences: Greek Thought and the 'New Conservatives' Chapter Two - Leo Strauss and the Ancients against the Moderns Chapter Three - Greek Thought and a Neoconservative Social Science Chapter Four - Educational Culture Wars and the Classicizing of the American Mind Chapter Five - Greek Thought and Iraq War II Conclusion References
Series Title: Library of classical studies, v. 20.
Responsibility: John Bloxham.

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This is a fascinating book ... A first-class critique of how conservative thinkers in post-war America turned back to the ancient Greeks in their challenge to liberal relativism. * Classics for All * Read more...

 
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