Thomas Jefferson Fawn M. Brodie

ISBN: 9780553201505

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Thomas Jefferson  by  Fawn M. Brodie

Thomas Jefferson by Fawn M. Brodie
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An ambitious, perceptive portrayal of a complex man, this best-selling biography broke new ground in its exploration of Jeffersons inner life. Here for the 1st time we meet Jefferson as a man of feeling & passion. With a novelists skill &MoreAn ambitious, perceptive portrayal of a complex man, this best-selling biography broke new ground in its exploration of Jeffersons inner life. Here for the 1st time we meet Jefferson as a man of feeling & passion. With a novelists skill & meticulous scholarship, Fawn M. Brodie shows him as he wrestled with issues of revolution, religion, power, race & love--ambivalences that exerted a subtle but powerful influence on his political writing & his decision making.

The portrait that results adds a whole new depth to those of the past.ForewordAcknowledgmentsThe semi-transparent shadowsThe parentsA sense of familyA capacity for involvementA problem with the forbiddenMartha JeffersonThe revolutionaryJefferson & independencethe domestic problemThe flight from powerJefferson & the warJefferson writes a bookThe two MarthasThe return to politicsRestlessness & tormentMy head & my heartThe second interludeSally HemingsThe revolutionary goes homeThe satellite sonsDisillusionment in EdenTriangles at MonticelloCandidate à Contre CoeurCallenderJasonBetrayalJefferson under attackDeath, hatred, & the uses of silenceJefferson & BurrA genius for peaceLike a patriarch of oldWriter of lettersThe Monticello tragedyAppendix 1 Reminiscences of Madison Hemings- Reminiscences of Israel JeffersonAppendix 2 My head & my heartAppendix 3 The family denialNotesBibliographyIndex



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