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Titre : Jefferon and His Time:The Sage of Monticello
Éditeur : Little Brown
Date d'édition : 1981
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Very Good
Etat de la jaquette : Very Good
Signé : Signed by Author(s)
Edition : 2nd Edition
Volume 6 of Malone's study of Jefferson;signed by Malone on half-title page;second printing Language: eng Language: eng 0.0. N° de réf. du libraire 6298
Dumas Malone?s classic six-volume biography Jefferson and His Time was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history and became the standard work on Jefferson?s life.
Volume 6. The Sage of Monticello
This final volume provides an all-encompassing account of Jefferson?s accomplishments, friendships, and family difficulties in his last seventeen years, revealing his shift from the realm of politics to his roles as family man, architect, and educational enthusiast. Describing Jefferson?s retirement from Washington, this volume recounts the events that formed Jefferson?s final years, particularly the founding of the Library of Congress and the University of Virginia, in which he played a major role.
Quatrième de couverture: 'The Sage of Monticello' brilliantly recounts the accomplishments, friendships, and family difficulties of Jefferson's last seventeen years--including his retirement from Washington and the presidency, his correspondence with John Adams and James Madison, his mounting personal tribulations, and his role in the founding of the Library of Congress and the University of Virginia, where he proved himself to be an extraordinary educator and architect as well as a statesman. This is a fitting final chapter in the life of one of America's greatest men.
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