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Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History

Fawn M. Brodie ; introduction by Annette Gordon-Reed
Format
Book
Published
New York ; London : W. W. Norton & Co., c2010.
Language
English
ISBN
9780393338331 (pbk.), 0393338339 (pbk.)
Contents
  • The semi-transparent shadows
  • The parents
  • A sense of family
  • A capacity for involvement
  • A problem with the forbidden
  • Martha Jefferson
  • The revolutionary
  • Jefferson and independence; the domestic problem
  • The flight from power
  • Jefferson and the war
  • Jefferson writes a book
  • The two Marthas
  • The return to politics
  • Restlessness and torment
  • My head and my heart
  • The second interlude
  • Sally Hemings
  • The revolutionary goes home
  • The satellite sons
  • Disillusionment in Eden
  • Triangles at Monticello
  • Candidate contre coeur
  • Callender
  • Jason
  • Betrayal
  • Jefferson under attack
  • Death, hatred, and the use of silence
  • Jefferson and Burr
  • A genius for peace
  • Like a patriarch of old
  • Writer of letters
  • The Monticello tragedy
  • Reminiscences of Madison Hemings
  • Reminiscences of Israel Jefferson
  • "My head and my heart"
  • The family denial.
Description
[19]-594 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • Originally published: 1974.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original pictorial paper covers. C. Venable Minor Endowment Fund, 2010/2011.
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