Ambition, a History

From Vice to Virtue
Author(s): 
King, William
ISBN: 
9780300182804
Date published: 
January 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£25.00

From log house to White House, enslaved to liberator, ghetto to office of the CEO, ambition drives the American Dream. This book explores ambition's surprising transformation, tracing attitudes from classical antiquity to early Modern Europe to the Anglo-American world and America's formative days.