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5 edition of Lives of eminent individuals found in the catalog.

Lives of eminent individuals

celebrated in American history.

by Jared Sparks

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Published by Marsh, Capen, Lyon, and Webb in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe school library,, v. 4-6
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE176 .S82
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6963121M
LC Control Number05039200
OCLC/WorldCa5918850

  An eminent historian reveals inspirations and serendipitous discoveries. Bailyn (Emeritus, History/Harvard Univ.; Sometimes an Art: Nine Essays on History, , etc.), who has won the Pulitzer Prize (twice), the National Book Award, the Bancroft Prize, and the National Humanities Medal, offers a fascinating reflection on intellectual enthusiasms and challenges .   As the 25th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution approached, Abbas Milani realized that very little, if any, attention had been given to the entire prerevolutionary generation. Political upheavals and a tradition of neglecting the history of past regimes have resulted in a cultural memory loss, erasing the contributions of a generation of individuals.3/5(2).

  Even within the United States, all political parties other than our own grant to government the right to regulate the lives of individuals and seize the fruits of . This rich compendium of the lives and doctrines of philosophers ranges over three centuries, from Thales to Epicurus (to whom the entire tenth book is devoted), portraying 45 significant figures of Greek philosophy. Diogenes Laertius, who carefully compiled his information from hundreds of sources, enriches his accounts with important quotations from his subjects.

  Lives and the Eminent Philosophers of Diogenes Laertius is a crucial source for much of what we know about the origins of philosophy in Greece. The work covers a larger number of figures and a longer period of time than any other extant ancient source, from the Presocratic Thales to Epicurus. Despite its importance, a complete translation of the work has .   Edward Abbey (–) was one of America's most dedicated—and most outrageous—environmentalists. Born in Pennsylvania, he is best known for his passionate defense of the deserts of America's Southwest. After working for the National Park Service in what is now Arches National Park in Utah, Abbey wrote "Desert Solitaire," one of the seminal Author: Marc Lallanilla.


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