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A Companion to Thomas Jefferson presents a state-of-the-art assessment and overview of the life and legacy of Thomas Jefferson through a collection of essays grounded in the latest scholarship. Features essays by the leading scholars in the field, including Pulitzer Prize winners Annette Gordon-Reed and Jack Rakove.
Includes a section that considers Jefferson’s legacy. Explores Jefferson’s wide range of interests and expertise, and covers his public career, private life, his views on democracy, and his writings. Written to be accessible for the non-specialist as well as Jefferson scholars.