Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation: A Biography
The definitive life of Jefferson in one volume, this biography relates Jefferson's private life and thought to his prominent public position and reveals the rich complexity of his development. As Peterson explores the dominant themes guiding Jefferson's career--democracy, nationality, and enlightenment--and Jefferson's powerful role in shaping America, he simultaneously tells the story of nation coming into being.
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Review: Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation: A BiographyUser Review - Kelley - Goodreads
After reading 1070 pages of this biography, I SHOULD feel that I have a good understanding of Thomas Jefferson. I wish I could say that but I can't. This is the second biography (the other being Page ... Read full review
Review: Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation: A BiographyUser Review - Rosemary - Goodreads
Really nice one-volume bio and I have read many. Read full review