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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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Wiencek's opens up a huge, poorly understood dimension of Jefferson's world, using new information coming from archaeological work at Monticello and on hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Jefferson's papers.
Summary
A controversial reassessment of the third President draws on new archaeological studies and previously disregarded personal records, assessing his contradictory views on slavery while examining what is revealed by his monetary records
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
--Adapted from publisher description
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10151335
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.4/6092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Intended audience
1260
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
E332.2
LC item number
.W54 2012
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1260
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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Thomas Jefferson and his slaves
Label
Master of the mountain : Thomas Jefferson and his slaves, Henry Wiencek
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-315) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What the colonel saw
  • A mother's prayers
  • "I will answer for your safety ... banish all fear"
  • "To serve you faithful"
  • Double aspect
  • America's Cassandra
  • Man in the iron mask
  • "I only am escaped alone to tell thee"
  • "The effect on them was electrical"
  • "Utopia in full reality"
  • Introduction: "this steep, savage hill"
  • Jefferson anew
  • "Let there be justice"
  • Pursued by the black horse
  • "We lived under a hidden law"
  • "The hammer or the anvil"
  • Bancroft paradox
  • "To have good and human heart"
  • What the blacksmith saw
Control code
19790385
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780374299569
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011052231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn771057350
  • (OCoLC)771057350
Label
Master of the mountain : Thomas Jefferson and his slaves, Henry Wiencek
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-315) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What the colonel saw
  • A mother's prayers
  • "I will answer for your safety ... banish all fear"
  • "To serve you faithful"
  • Double aspect
  • America's Cassandra
  • Man in the iron mask
  • "I only am escaped alone to tell thee"
  • "The effect on them was electrical"
  • "Utopia in full reality"
  • Introduction: "this steep, savage hill"
  • Jefferson anew
  • "Let there be justice"
  • Pursued by the black horse
  • "We lived under a hidden law"
  • "The hammer or the anvil"
  • Bancroft paradox
  • "To have good and human heart"
  • What the blacksmith saw
Control code
19790385
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780374299569
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011052231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn771057350
  • (OCoLC)771057350

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