In The Mind of Thomas Jefferson, one of the foremost historians of Jefferson and his time, Peter S. Onuf, offers a collection of essays that seeks to historicize one of our nation’s founding fathers. Challenging current attempts to appropriate Jefferson to serve all manner of contemporary political agendas, Onuf argues that historians must look at Jefferson’s language and life within the context of his own place and time. In this effort to restor...
By Peter S. Onuf
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: University of Virginia Press (January 10, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 586876
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Fortunately, the stream of books on or relating to Thomas Jefferson continues to flow with a mighty current. In addition to two series of his papers (including the recently initiated "Retirement Series" edited by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation), a