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Jefferson's White House : Monticello on the Potomac

Author: James B Conroy
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In telling the story of the first president to occupy the White House for his full term, James B. Conroy captures Jefferson's pivotal leadership role and the intrigues and ambitions of a deeply divided young nation.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Conroy, James B., author.
Jefferson's White House
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2019
(DLC) 2019015443
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James B Conroy
ISBN: 9781538108468 1538108461
OCLC Number: 986237548
Description: xxviii, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: ch. 1. It Was More Than I Expected --
ch. 2. With Very Decent Respect --
ch. 3. True Republicanism --
ch. 4. Men of 1776 --
ch. 5. Notions of Equality --
ch. 6. Grumble Who Will --
ch. 7. Chiefly of the Sneering Kind --
ch. 8. A French Way of Cooking Them --
ch. 9. Unfinished Persons --
ch. 10. Mean and Little Passions --
ch. 11. By No Means Dangerous --
ch. 12. This Will Be the Cause of War --
ch. 13. Treasures of Information --
ch. 14. Highly Embellished With Indian Finery --
ch. 15. Oriental Luxury and Taste --
ch. 16. It Was a Good Lesson for Them --
ch. 17. Chained to a Writing Table --
ch. 18. The Hermit of Monticello.
Responsibility: James B. Conroy.

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