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In pursuit of reason : the life of Thomas Jefferson

Author: Noble E Cunningham
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©1987.
Series: Southern biography series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a concise account of the life of Thomas Jefferson, discussing the private world and public career of the U.S. statesman.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cunningham, Noble E., 1926-2007.
In pursuit of reason.
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©1987
(OCoLC)654133835
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noble E Cunningham
ISBN: 0807113751 9780807113752 0345353803 9780345353801
OCLC Number: 14932642
Description: xvi, 414 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: The formative years --
Public life and private world --
The road to revolution --
At Philadelphia --
Virginia reformer --
Wartime governor of Virginia --
Withdrawal, sorrow, and return --
The scene of Europe --
Romantic interlude and new adventures --
Witness to revolution in France --
First months at the State Department --
Conflict in Washington's cabinet --
A trying year --
Renewal at Monticello --
Vice-President --
The election of 1800 --
A president in command --
Presidential zenith --
Trials of a second term --
Closing a political career --
The sage of Monticello --
A final legacy
Series Title: Southern biography series.
Responsibility: Noble E. Cunningham, Jr.

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Presents a concise account of the life of Thomas Jefferson, discussing the private world and public career of the U.S. statesman.

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