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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joseph J Ellis; Dumas Malone; Carl L Becker; Garry Wills; Pauline Maier
|Notes:||Thomas Jefferson Foundation notes:
Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies sponsored research
Thomas Jefferson : a comprehensive, annotated bibliography (by Frank Shuffelton)
Reader for students from a series entitled "Historians at Work." Contains selections from the work of Dumas Malone, Carl Becker, Garry Wills, Ellis, and Pauline Maier, with an introduction and supporting material by the editor. A useful classroom tool, but the materials lose some effect without their original context. -- Frank Shuffelton.
pt. 1. The Declaration of Independence. Jefferson's draft with revisions -- pt. 2. Introduction : The enduring influence of the Declaration -- pt. 3. Some current questions : 1. What was Jefferson's role in the drafting of the Declaration? Herald of freedom: 1776 / Dumas Malone -- 2. Is the philosophy of the Declaration Lockean? The natural rights philosophy / Carl Becker -- 3. Or was Jefferson more influenced by Scottish thinkers? Jefferson and the Scottish Enlightenment / Garry Wills -- 4. What was the cast of Jefferson's mind? The Spring of '76: texts and contexts / Joseph J. Ellis -- 5. How much did the Continental Congress shape the Declaration? Mr. Jefferson and his editors / Pauline Maier.
Shuffelton Bibliography : Suppl. (1999)
|Description:||xii, 110 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The Declaration of Independence, Jefferson's draft with revisions --
The enduring influence of the Declaration --
What was Jefferson's role in the drafting of the Declaration? : Herald of freedom: 1776 / Dumas Malone --
Is the philosophy of the Declaration Lockean? : The natural rights philosophy / Carl Becker --
Or was Jefferson more influenced by Scottish thinkers? : Jefferson and the Scottish enlightenment / Garry Wills --
What was the cast of Jefferson's mind? : The Spring of '76 / Joseph J. Ellis --
How much did the Continental Congress shape the Declaration? : Mr. Jefferson and his editors / Pauline Maier.
|Series Title:||Historians at work.|
|Responsibility:||readings selected and introduced by Joseph J. Ellis.|
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'Few historians are more adept at presenting complex ideas clearly and concisely than Joseph Ellis. His brief introduction compresses a great deal of information and analysis into a few pages. Ellis
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