An Anglo-American Plutarch
An Anglo-American Plutarch emulates Plutarch by comparing and contrasting the lives of ten famous British and ten famous American historical figures. Each of the pairs is given an historical introduction, followed by interpretive essays on each of the paired lives, and a summary of their historical significance.
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