The Paris Years of Thomas Jefferson

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Yale University Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 354 pages
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This engaging book recreates in word and illustration the atmosphere and personalities of prerevolutionary Paris, and it reveals the profound impact they had on one of America's first transatlantic citizens - Thomas Jefferson.
  

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In the wake of the recent flood of books on Jefferson, Adams (International Ctr. for Jefferson Studies) presents no findings that will surprise specialists; rather, he offers a judicious, balanced ... Read full review

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Contents

A Provincial Prelude
25
The Patriot Aesthete
78
The Liberal Literary Scientific Air of Paris
123
The Diplomat
159
The Women in His Life
207
Storm in the Atmosphere
251
notes
299
BIBLIOGRAPHY
331
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Thomas Jefferson
R. B. Bernstein
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Adams has served as senior fellow of the Garden History Library at Dumbarton Oaks

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