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Thomas Jefferson, an intimate history

Author: Fawn McKay Brodie
Publisher: New York, Norton [1974]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Explores the relationship between Jefferson's inner life and his public life including his attitudes toward the church, slavery, women, and revolution.
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Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fawn McKay Brodie
ISBN: 0393074803 9780393074802
OCLC Number: 672400
Description: 591 pages illustrations 23 cm
Contents: The semi-transparent shadows --
The parents --
A sense of family --
A capacity for involvement --
A problem with the forbidden --
Martha Jefferson --
The revolutionary --
Jefferson and independence --
the domestic problem --
The flight from power --
Jefferson and the war --
Jefferson writes a book --
The two Marthas --
The return to politics --
Restlessness and torment --
My head and my heart --
The second interlude --
Sally Hemings --
The revolutionary goes home --
The satellite sons --
Disillusionment in Eden --
Triangles at Monticello --
Candidate à Contre Coeur --
Callender --
Jason --
Betrayal --
Jefferson under attack --
Death, hatred, and the uses of silence --
Jefferson and Burr --
A genius for peace --
Like a patriarch of old --
Writer of letters --
The Monticello tragedy --
Appendix I. Reminiscences of Madison Hemings ; Reminiscences of Israel Jefferson --
Appendix II. "My head and my heart" --
Appendix III. The family denial.
Responsibility: [by] Fawn M. Brodie.

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Explores the relationship between Jefferson's inner life and his public life including his attitudes toward the church, slavery, women, and revolution.

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