By Francis D. Cogliano
A significant other to Thomas Jefferson offers a cutting-edge evaluation and assessment of the lifestyles and legacy of Thomas Jefferson via a suite of essays grounded within the most modern scholarship.
•Features essays via the major students within the box, together with Pulitzer Prize winners Annette Gordon-Reed and Jack Rakove
•Includes a piece that considers Jefferson's legacy
•Explores Jefferson's wide selection of pursuits and services, and covers his public profession, inner most existence, his perspectives on democracy, and his writings
•Written to be obtainable for the non-specialist in addition to Jefferson scholars
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A Companion to Thomas Jefferson by Francis D. Cogliano