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The quotable Jefferson

Author: Thomas Jefferson; John P Kaminski
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Contains nearly five hundred quotations by founding father Thomas Jefferson, arranged alphabetically by topic from advice to women, and includes his observations of himself and his contemporaries, as well as comments about Jefferson from friends and associates.
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Quotable Jefferson.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Jefferson; John P Kaminski
ISBN: 0691122679 9780691122670
OCLC Number: 62161115
Notes: Thomas Jefferson Foundation notes:
A compilation of quotations drawn primarily from The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, on nearly 500 subjects, arranged alphabetically by topic. Includes a substantial introduction, chronology, and three sections of quotations covering Jefferson on his contemporaries, his contemporaries on him, and Jefferson on himself.
Introduction -- Thomas Jefferson chronology -- The thoughts and words of Thomas Jefferson : -- Advice -- Agriculture -- America -- The American Revolution -- The arts -- Books -- Cities, countries, and regions -- The Constitution -- Death -- Dreams, imagination, and memories -- Duty, honor, and citizenship -- The economy -- Education and knowledge -- Family -- Food and drink -- Foreign affairs -- Freedom and liberty -- Friends and enemies -- Government -- Health, medicine, and exercise -- History -- Human action and interaction -- Human nature -- Indians -- Inventions and ideas -- Jefferson's presidency -- The judiciary and justice -- Language -- Life -- Life's difficulties -- Love -- The military -- Morality -- The natural world -- Occupations -- Pain and pleasure -- Peace -- The people -- Politics -- The press -- Racism -- Religion -- Slavery -- Travel -- War -- Women -- Thomas Jefferson describes his contemporaries -- Thomas Jefferson described by his contemporaries -- Thomas Jefferson describes himself -- Jefferson's correspondents.
"Advance uncorrected reading copy, not for resale" --Cover.
One SpecColl Report Copy Gift From: Author, 2006.
Description: lxii, 557 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: The Thoughts and Words of Thomas Jefferson --
Advice --
Agriculture --
America --
The American Revolution --
The Arts --
Books --
Cities, Countries, and Regions --
The Constitution --
Death --
Dreams, Imagination, and Memories --
Duty, Honor, and Citizenship --
The Economy --
Education and Knowledge --
Family --
Food and Drink --
Foreign Affairs --
Freedom and Liberty --
Friends and Enemies --
Government --
Health, Medicine, and Exercise --
History --
Human Action and Interaction --
Human Nature --
Indians --
Inventions and Ideas --
Jefferson's Presidency --
The Judiciary and Justice --
Language --
Life --
Life's Difficulties --
Love --
The Military --
Morality --
The Natural World --
Occupations --
Pain and Pleasure --
Peace --
The People --
Politics --
The Press --
Racism --
Religion --
Slavery --
Travel --
War --
Women --
Thomas Jefferson Describes His Contemporaries --
Thomas Jefferson Described by His Contemporaries --
Thomas Jefferson Describes Himself --
Jefferson's Correspondents.
Responsibility: collected and edited by John P. Kaminski.
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Offers a collection of Thomas Jefferson's quotations. This book puts Jefferson's words in context with an introduction, a chronology of Jefferson's life, the source of each quotation, an appendix  Read more...
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"John P. Kaminski's work, the product of many years research and laborious editing, will help to familiarize readers with the world view of Jefferson, while placing his words in the correct context. Read more...

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