By Francis D. Cogliano
A better half to Thomas Jefferson offers a state of the art evaluation and evaluate of the existence and legacy of Thomas Jefferson via a set of essays grounded within the most modern scholarship.
•Features essays by way of the top 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 occupation, inner most existence, his perspectives on democracy, and his writings
•Written to be available for the non-specialist in addition to Jefferson scholars
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A Companion to Thomas Jefferson by Francis D. Cogliano