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Jefferson image in the American mind.

Merrill D. Peterson

Jefferson image in the American mind.

by Merrill D. Peterson

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [459]-522.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination548 p. ;
    Number of Pages548
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18991674M

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In it Merrill D. Peterson charts Thomas Jefferson's influence upon American thought and imagination since his death in Thus, Peterson’s thesis in The Jefferson Image in the American Mind is about “what history made of Thomas Jefferson”—a critique of “biographies” of Jefferson.

Where Peterson left off when he. This bibliographic book is about iconic American statesman Thomas Jefferson. Not a book on the history of Jefferson but what history made of him and his influence on American thought and imagination.

The book, which has been praised as a "detailed, closely reasoned and skillfully executed study", won the Bancroft Prize. The Jefferson Image in the American Mind. By Merrill D. Peterson. (New York: Oxford University Press, Pp. $) "Jefferson still survives" were the famous last words of John Adams before his death on Independence Day, Actually Jefferson had died some five hours earlier that same day.

But in one very obvious sense Adams. The Jefferson Image in the American Mind by Peterson, Merrill D COVID Update May 3, Biblio is open and shipping orders.

Peterson adapted his dissertation as his first book, The Jefferson Image in the American Mind (Oxford University Press, ), which won the Bancroft Prize for History.

It is still hailed as a pioneering exploration of the history of American memory, which has become an. This is, in a special degree, true of the philosophy of the American colonists. A concept of both the Declaration of Independence and the American mind is that all men are created equal.

This phrase was developed and written in a time when the American colonies labored under the enigma and curse of the slavery of African-Americans.In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prizewinning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era.

Philosophers think; politicians maneuver.4/5. To find his handwritten notations is like peering over Jefferson’s shoulder to see his mind at work,” says Leslie Greene Bowman, president of Monticello and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation.

“To uncover such a significant collection of Thomas Jefferson’s personal books is a breakthrough for scholars and ongoing research on Jefferson’s.