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The Resource "Most blessed of the patriarchs" : Thomas Jefferson and the empire of the imagination, Annette Gordon-Reed, Peter S. Onuf

"Most blessed of the patriarchs" : Thomas Jefferson and the empire of the imagination, Annette Gordon-Reed, Peter S. Onuf

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"Most blessed of the patriarchs" : Thomas Jefferson and the empire of the imagination
Title
"Most blessed of the patriarchs"
Title remainder
Thomas Jefferson and the empire of the imagination
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Annette Gordon-Reed, Peter S. Onuf
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eng
Summary
Thomas Jefferson is still presented today as a hopelessly enigmatic figure, despite being written about more than any other Founding Father. Lauded as the most articulate voice of American freedom, even as he held people in bondage, Jefferson is variably described by current-day observers as a hypocrite, an atheist, and a simple-minded proponent of limited government. Now, Pulitzer Prize{u2013}winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed teams up with the country{u2019}s leading Jefferson scholar, Peter S. Onuf, to present an absorbing and revealing character study that finally clarifies the philosophy of Thomas Jefferson. Tracing Jefferson{u2019}s development and maturation from his youth to his old age, the authors explore what they call the zempirey of Jefferson{u2019}s imagination{u2014}his expansive state of mind born of the intellectual influences and life experiences that led him into public life as a modern avatar of the enlightenment, who often likened himself to an ancient figure{u2014}zthe most blessed of the patriarchs.y
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contains biographical information
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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"Most blessed of the patriarchs" : Thomas Jefferson and the empire of the imagination, Annette Gordon-Reed, Peter S. Onuf
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=871C9764-5C37-4687-9DA7-983ED0A7451D
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: north and south -- Part I. Patriarch -- Home -- Plantation -- Virginia -- Part II. Traveller -- France -- Looking homeward -- Politics -- Part III. Enthusiast -- Music -- Visitors -- Privacy and prayers -- Epilogue
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First edition.
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1 online resource
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electronic
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9781631490781
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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871c9764-5c37-4687-9da7-983ed0a7451d
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Label
"Most blessed of the patriarchs" : Thomas Jefferson and the empire of the imagination, Annette Gordon-Reed, Peter S. Onuf
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=871C9764-5C37-4687-9DA7-983ED0A7451D
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: north and south -- Part I. Patriarch -- Home -- Plantation -- Virginia -- Part II. Traveller -- France -- Looking homeward -- Politics -- Part III. Enthusiast -- Music -- Visitors -- Privacy and prayers -- Epilogue
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781631490781
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
871c9764-5c37-4687-9da7-983ed0a7451d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions

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