Ambition, A History

Ambition, A History

From Vice to Virtue

eBook - 2013
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Yale University

From rags to riches, log house to White House, enslaved to liberator, ghetto to CEO, ambition fuels the American Dream. Americans are driven by ambition. Yet at the time of the nation's founding, ambition was viewed as a dangerous vice, everything

Baker & Taylor
Looks at how ambition, once considered a vice, became a celebrated virtue that defines American character.

Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, Ă2013
ISBN: 9780300189841
0300189842
0300182805
9780300182804
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 248 pages : illustrations)

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