shop by
Category
items
0 

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson : The Politics of Enlightenment And the American Founding (Paperback)

Author: Staloff, Darren

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview

Alexander Hamilton, the worldly New Yorker; John Adams, the curmudgeonly Yankee; Thomas Jefferson, the visionary Virginia squire— each steered their public lives under the guideposts and constraints of Enlightenment principles, and for each their relationship to the politics of Enlightenment was transformed by the struggle for American independence. Repeated humiliation on America’ s battlefields banished Hamilton’ s youthful idealism, leaving him a fervent disciple of enlightened realpolitik and the nation’ s leading exponent of modern statecraft. After ten years in Europe’ s diplomatic trenches, Adams’ s embrace of the politics of Enlightenment became increasingly that of the gadfly of his country. And Jefferson’ s frustrations as a reformer and then Revolutionary governor in Virginia led him to go beyond his previous enlightened worldview and articulate a new and radical Romantic politics of principle.
 
"Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson "is a marvelous reminder that the world of ideas is inextricably bound up in the long trajectory of historical events.

Specifications

Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Mfg Part# 9780809053568
SKU 203300114
Format Paperback
ISBN10 080905356X
Release Date 4/10/2007
Product Attributes
eBooks Kobo
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0419
Publisher Hill & Wang
loading
Sold Out
Sorry, you missed the deal!
This product is currently not available.
ADVERTISEMENT
Promotions & Offers (1)
  •  custom promo
    5% Back* Sitewide with Promo Code Rewardme *See page for details
Buy From Other Sellers (0)
kobo
  • Take your library with you wherever you go
  • Use the device you want to use… smartphone, desktop and many of today’s most popular eReaders

WHY KOBO?

We love the Kobo eReading service… and we know you will too. We’ve partnered with them to bring you the most flexible, enjoyable eReading experience in the U.S.

SHOPPING ON KOBO

You’ll be asked to sign in or create a new account with Kobo. Once you do, you’ll immediately get access to millions of titles and be ready to start eReading. Anytime. Anyplace.

continue to kobo
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT