Virtue, Valor, & Vanity

Virtue, Valor, & Vanity

The Founding Fathers and the Pursuit of Fame

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
An accessible collection of founding father profiles evaluates their lives, careers, and specific contributions to the U.S. Constitution, in a historical assessment that illuminates their motivations and interactions while explaining how their shared vision remains relevant in today's world. 20,000 first printing.

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Currently host of Fox News Watch, broadcast journalist Burns is a former NBC News correspondent and Today Show pundit, and winner of an Emmy Award for media criticism. He offers a new perspective on the Founding Fathers which considers several human aspects of this extraordinary group of individuals, including their attitudes toward ambition, vanity, modesty, jealousy, image, and embellishment of the truth. Illustrated with 13 b&w portrait reproductions, this academic text is accessible to the general reader interested in American history. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Baker
& Taylor

Profiles of the Founding Fathers of the United States evaluate their lives, careers, and specific contributions to the U.S. Constitution, in a historical assessment that illuminates their motivations while explaining how their shared vision remains relevant.

Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub. : Distributed by Hachette Book Group USA, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781559708586
1559708581
Branch Call Number: 973.3 B9373v 2007
Characteristics: xiii, 239 p., [8] p. of plates : ports. ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Virtue, valor, and vanity

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