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The Resource Master of the mountain : Thomas Jefferson and his slaves, Henry Wiencek

Master of the mountain : Thomas Jefferson and his slaves, Henry Wiencek

Label
Master of the mountain : Thomas Jefferson and his slaves
Title
Master of the mountain
Title remainder
Thomas Jefferson and his slaves
Statement of responsibility
Henry Wiencek
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Master of the Mountain," Henry Wiencek's eloquent, persuasive book--based on new information coming from archaeological work at Monticello and on hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Jefferson's papers--opens up a huge, poorly understood dimension of Jefferson's world."--
Assigning source
Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.4/6092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Master of the mountain : Thomas Jefferson and his slaves, Henry Wiencek
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.305-315)and index
Contents
"This steep, savage hill" -- "Let there be justice" -- Pursued by the black horse -- "We lived under a hidden law" -- "The hammer or the anvil" -- The Bancroft paradox -- "To have good and human heart" -- What the blacksmith saw -- What the colonel saw -- A mother's prayers -- "I will answer for your safety -- banish all fear" -- "To serve you faithful" -- The double aspect -- America's Cassandra -- The man in the iron mask -- "I only am escaped alone to tell thee" -- "The effect on them was electrical" -- "Utopia in full reality" -- Jefferson anew
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9780374299569
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011052231
Other physical details
ill. maps, geneal. tables
System control number
(OCoLC)771057350
Label
Master of the mountain : Thomas Jefferson and his slaves, Henry Wiencek
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.305-315)and index
Contents
"This steep, savage hill" -- "Let there be justice" -- Pursued by the black horse -- "We lived under a hidden law" -- "The hammer or the anvil" -- The Bancroft paradox -- "To have good and human heart" -- What the blacksmith saw -- What the colonel saw -- A mother's prayers -- "I will answer for your safety -- banish all fear" -- "To serve you faithful" -- The double aspect -- America's Cassandra -- The man in the iron mask -- "I only am escaped alone to tell thee" -- "The effect on them was electrical" -- "Utopia in full reality" -- Jefferson anew
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9780374299569
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011052231
Other physical details
ill. maps, geneal. tables
System control number
(OCoLC)771057350

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