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Thomas Jefferson h[text (large print)] : the art of power

Author: Jon Meacham
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Random House Large Print, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Biography : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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"Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" gives readers Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously, catapulting him into becoming the most successful political leader of the early republic, and perhaps in all of American history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Meacham
ISBN: 9780307990877 0307990877
OCLC Number: 978685869
Description: xxxvii, 1334 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The world's best hope --
The scion : beginnings to Spring 1774 --
The revolutionary : Spring 1774 to Summer 1776 --
Reformer and governor : late 1776 to 1782 --
The frustrated Congressman : late 1782 to mid-1784 --
A man of the world : 1785 to 1789 --
The first Secretary of State : 1789 to 1792 --
The leader of the opposition : 1793 to 18900 --
The President of the United States : 1801 to 1809 --
The master of Monticello : 1809 to the end --
All honor to Jefferson.
Other Titles: Art of power
Responsibility: Jon Meacham.

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"Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" gives readers Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously, catapulting him into becoming the most successful political leader of the early republic, and perhaps in all of American history.

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