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Thomas Jefferson : An Intimate History
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0393074803, Hardcover)
An ambitious, perceptive portrayal of a complex man, this best-selling biography broke new ground in its exploration of Jefferson's inner life.Here for the first time we meet Jefferson as a man of feeling and passion. With a novelist's skill and meticulous scholarship, Fawn M. Brodie shows Jefferson as he wrestled with issues of revolution, religion, power, race, and love-ambivalences that exerted a subtle but powerful influence on his political writing and his decision making. The portrait that results adds a whole new depth to those of the past.
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Explores the relationship between Jefferson's inner life and his public life including his attitudes toward the church, slavery, women, and revolution.
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