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Virtue, valor, & vanity : the Founding Fathers and the pursuit of fame, Eric Burns

Label
Virtue, valor, & vanity : the Founding Fathers and the pursuit of fame
Title
Virtue, valor, & vanity
Title remainder
the Founding Fathers and the pursuit of fame
Statement of responsibility
Eric Burns
Title variation
Virtue, valor, and vanity
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burns, Eric
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E302.5
LC item number
.B87 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Virtue
  • Courage
  • Pride and vanity
  • Fame
Label
Virtue, valor, & vanity : the Founding Fathers and the pursuit of fame, Eric Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-232) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Crew of the Concord -- Part 1. The Beginnings of Celebrity: The Roman Republic -- The American in Paris -- Americans at Home -- Part 2. The Ingredients of Renown: Ambition -- Vanity -- Modesty -- Jealousy -- Image -- Myth -- Part 3. The Last Days of Famous Men: A Simple Epitaph -- The Tombstone at Red Hill -- An Early Death -- The Tourist Attraction -- A Message to the Future -- John Adams Survives -- Epilogue: The Autograph of a Not-So-Famous Man -- Index
Control code
ocn144598075
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 239 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781559708586
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007022841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)144598075
Label
Virtue, valor, & vanity : the Founding Fathers and the pursuit of fame, Eric Burns
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-232) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Crew of the Concord -- Part 1. The Beginnings of Celebrity: The Roman Republic -- The American in Paris -- Americans at Home -- Part 2. The Ingredients of Renown: Ambition -- Vanity -- Modesty -- Jealousy -- Image -- Myth -- Part 3. The Last Days of Famous Men: A Simple Epitaph -- The Tombstone at Red Hill -- An Early Death -- The Tourist Attraction -- A Message to the Future -- John Adams Survives -- Epilogue: The Autograph of a Not-So-Famous Man -- Index
Control code
ocn144598075
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 239 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781559708586
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007022841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)144598075

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