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The architectural ideology of Thomas Jefferson

"This volume reveals how Jefferson's politics and architecture coexisted and explains how he marked his political maturation through corresponding architectural monuments that reflected his ideals. Consequently, Jefferson provided America with a combined architectural and political ideology with the intention of safeguarding the future of liberty and democracy in America"--Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, 2012
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina and London, 2012
vii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
9780786470174, 0786470178
A history of Thomas Jefferson's America
From colonial settlements to a new nation conceived in liberty
A student of architecture emerges
The gentleman architect builds a Palladian villa
A revolutionary architect in pursuit of happiness
The Declaration of Independence reordered as a Corinthian column
The Paris education of a professional architect
A classical revivalist emerges from unrequited love
The Virginia temple on a hill
A visual expression of state government
The new federal city at Washington
The visual expression of liberty and democracy
Monticello and Poplar Forest, architecture of geometry
The secluded studies of spatial relationships An academical village in Virginia
The blueprint for the American higher education system
A busy architect still survives
The Jeffersonian architectural legacy