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Twilight at Monticello : the final years of Thomas Jefferson

Autor Alan Pell Crawford
Vydavatel: New York : Random House, ©2008.
Vydání/formát:   Kniha : Biography : English : 1st edZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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A portrait of Thomas Jefferson's retirement years at Monticello captures a turbulent period in the former president's life marked by personal and financial problems, depression, the disintegration of his family, and the founding of the University of Virginia.
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Žánr/forma: Case studies
Biography
Doplňující formát: Online version:
Crawford, Alan Pell.
Twilight at Monticello.
New York : Random House, c2008
(OCoLC)608306348
Osoba: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Typ materiálu: Biography, Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu: Book, Internet Resource
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Alan Pell Crawford
ISBN: 9781400060795 1400060796
OCLC číslo: 136777638
Popis: xxviii, 322 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Obsahy: A society of would-be country squires --
An upcountry prince --
The education of a philosopher --
The young revolutionary --
The crucible of revolution --
"Whence he might contemplate the whole universe" --
"The hated occupations of politics" --
The revolutionary takes command --
"In a state of almost total incapacity --
"A prisoner released from his chains" --
"Elevated above the mass of mankind" --
"When I expect to settle my grandchildren" --
"The shock of an earthquate" --
Old friends reunited --
At war again --
"This enterprise is for the young" --
"When I reflect that God is just" --
A library for "the American statesman" --
Jeff Randolph takes a wife --
The realm of "sobriety and cool reason" --
"To witness the death of all our companions" --
"The eternal preservation of--
republican principles" --
The indulgent patriarch --
The "yellow children" of the mountaintop --
"Something very great and very new" --
Struggling "all our lives with debt & difficulty" --
Blood in the streets of Charlottesville --
Fire, sickness, drought, and storm --
A philosophe's faith --
"We shall have every religious man in Virginia against us" --
The death knell of the Union --
The "hideous evil" of slavery --
"Ah, Jefferson!" "Ah, Lafayette!" --
"More than patience could endure" --
"Take care of me when dead--
" --
"An inspiration from the realms of bliss" --
"I have given my whole life to my country" --
"Is it the fourth?"
Odpovědnost: Alan Pell Crawford.
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A portrait of Thomas Jefferson's retirement years at Monticello captures a turbulent period in the former president's life marked by personal and financial problems, depression, the disintegration of his family, and the founding of the University of Virginia.

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Prologue -- "I shall be for ever at ease" -- Part One. A society of would-be country squires -- An upcountry prince -- The education of a philosopher -- The young revolutionary -- The crucible of revolution -- "Whence he might contemplate the whole universe" -- "The hated occupation of politics" -- The revolutionary takes command -- "In a state of almost total incapacity" -- Part Two. "A prisoner released from his chains" -- "Elevated above the mass of mankind" -- "A place for the grandchildren" -- "The shock of an earthquake" -- Old friends reunited -- At war again -- "This enterprise is for the young" -- "When I reflect that God is just" -- A library for "the American statesman" -- Jeff Randolph takes a wife -- The realm of "sobriety and cool reason" -- "To witness the death of all our companions" -- "The eternal preservation of the... republican principles" -- The indulgent patriarch -- The "yellow children" on the Mountaintop -- "Something very great and very new" -- Struggling "all our lives with debt & difficulty" -- Blood in the streets of Charlottesville -- Fire, sickness, drought, and storm -- A philosophe's faith -- "We shall have every religious man in Virginia against us" -- The death nnell of the union -- The "hideous evil" of slavery -- "Ah, Jefferson!" "Ah, Lafayette!" -- "More than patience could endure" -- "Take care of me when dead..." -- "An inspiration from the realms of bliss" -- "I have given my life to my country" -- "Is it the Fourth?" -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index -- Illustration credits.

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