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Published: 15 September 2005

288 Pages | 40 illus.

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195181302

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Thomas Jefferson

R. B. Bernstein

  • A brilliant short biography of one of the giants of American history
  • Bernstein examines Jefferson's strengths and weaknesses, his achievements and failures, his triumphs, contradictions, and failings.
  • Bernstein also examines the less-remembered points in Jefferson's thinking the nature of the Union, his vision of who was entitled to citizenship, his dread of debt (both personal and national).