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The Levy family and Monticello, 1834-1923 : saving Thomas Jefferson's house

Autor Melvin I Urofsky
Vydavatel: [Charlottesville, VA] : Thomas Jefferson Foundation, 2001.
Edice: Monticello monograph series.
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Each year more than a half-million people from around the world visit Monticello, but few realize that Thomas Jefferson's house was also home to the family of U.S. Navy Captain Uriah P. Levy and his nephew Jefferson Monroe Levy, a United States Congressman. Even fewer realize that without the Levy family's stewardship, there might not be a Monticello to visit. Although the Levys literally saved Monticello from  Přečíst více...
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Urofsky, Melvin I.
Levy family and Monticello, 1834-1923.
[Charlottesville, VA] : Thomas Jefferson Foundation, 2001
(OCoLC)606670426
Online version:
Urofsky, Melvin I.
Levy family and Monticello, 1834-1923.
[Charlottesville, VA] : Thomas Jefferson Foundation, 2001
(OCoLC)608702820
Osoba: Thomas Jefferson; Uriah Phillips Levy; Levy family.; Thomas Jefferson; Levy family.; Uriah Phillips Levy
Typ materiálu: Biography
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Melvin I Urofsky
ISBN: 1882886151 9781882886159 188288616X 9781882886166
OCLC číslo: 46769097
Popis: 256 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Název edice: Monticello monograph series.
Odpovědnost: by Melvin I. Urofsky.
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Containing drama, irony, political wrangling and legal battles, this text chronicles the Levy family's vital yet little-known contributions to preserving Monticello. It seeks to correct the  Přečíst více...

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Provides us with a story filled with dramatic incidents, partisan conflicts, and legal tangles that required years (sometimes decades) to resolve. (Michael Kammen, from the Preface)

 
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