Jefferson's America & Napoleon's France: An Exhibition for the Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial

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New Orleans Museum of Art, 2003 - History - 286 pages
Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon Bonaparte, brilliant and complicated men, are among history's most fascinating figures. In 1803, the Louisiana Purchase brought the worlds of Jefferson and Napoleon together for a transforming moment in history. This work discusses the complicated cultural politics and special relationship between France and America.

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Contents

Napoleon Egypt and the Birth of Orientalism
75
The State of American Art
135
Jeffersons Monticello
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