Oakeshott on Rome and America

Oakeshott on Rome and America

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The political systems of the Roman Republic were based almost entirely on tradition, "the way of the ancestors", rather than on a written constitution. While the founders of the American Republic looked to ancient Rome as a primary model for their enterprise, nevertheless, in line with the rationalist spirit of their age, the American founders attempted to create a rational set of rules that would guide the conduct of American politics, namely, the US Constitution.… (more)

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Publisher: Imprint Academic (July 04, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 290 pages

File size: 626 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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