A Companion to Thomas Jefferson

A Companion to Thomas Jefferson

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A Companion to Thomas Jefferson presents a state-of-the-art assessment and overview of the life and legacy of Thomas Jefferson through a collection of essays grounded in the latest scholarship. Features essays by the leading scholars in the field, including Pulitzer Prize winners Annette Gordon-Reed and Jack Rakove Includes a section that considers Jeffersona€™s legacy Explores Jeffersona€™s wide range of interests and expertise, and covers his public career, private life, his views on democracy, and his writings Written to be accessible for the non-specialist as well as Jefferson scholarswhenever we are a€œasked to deal with difficult and novel political and economic problemsaquot; (Peterson 1960, 352). ... And, if you thought it couldna#39;t get baser than that, Cadillac advertises its monstrosity, the Escalade, surely among the least socially friendly vehicles on the road, with the slogan: aquot;Life, ... It turns out to not be quite as aquot;self-evidenta€ as Jefferson claimed, after all (Schlesinger 1964; Darnton 2003).

Title:A Companion to Thomas Jefferson
Author:Francis D. Cogliano
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-09-15


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