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In Pursuit of Reason: The Life of Thomas Jefferson

Cunningham, Noble E., Jr.

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ISBN 10: 0807113751 / ISBN 13: 9780807113752
Published by Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: In Pursuit of Reason: The Life of Thomas ...

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Printing.

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Examines Jefferson's vitality and range, and explores why he became a disciple of the Age of Reason

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The life of Thomas Jefferson, demonstrably the most intellectual of America's presidents, has fascinated scholars for generations. A careful but elusive autobiographer, Jefferson left behind such a wealth of information about himself and his times that he has fueled hundreds of studies. Noble Cunningham's one-volume life is somewhat dispassionate, giving only a little sense of Jefferson's greatness, but it covers the essential episodes in the Founding Father's life with admirable balance and conciseness. Read this along with Joseph Ellis's American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, and you'll have a very good idea of why we continue to find the early statesman fascinating today. --Gregory MacNamee

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