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The shackles of power; three Jeffersonian decades.

Author: John Dos Passos
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1966.
Series: Mainstream of America series.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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An historical narrative of the early United Sates as dominated and influenced by Jefferson, Monroe, Madison, and John Quincy Adams. Pictures the first quarter of the 19th century as abounding in both patriots and scoundrels-enough to make for fascinating reading.
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Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970.
Shackles of power.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1966
(OCoLC)564043865
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dos Passos
ISBN: 0385022611 9780385022613
OCLC Number: 425283
Description: 426 pages maps (on lining papers) 24 cm.
Contents: A reception at the president's house --
The arch traitor Burr --
The labor and contentions of public life --
Confrontation at Richmond --
All the odious passions --
From the groves of Monticello --
The sevenfold wonders of the time --
The easy work of peace --
The more general diffusion of knowledge --
Of democracy in America.
Series Title: Mainstream of America series.

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An historical narrative of the early United Sates as dominated and influenced by Jefferson, Monroe, Madison, and John Quincy Adams. Pictures the first quarter of the 19th century as abounding in both patriots and scoundrels-enough to make for fascinating reading.

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