American Philosophers Series: Thomas Jefferson

American Philosophers Series: Thomas Jefferson

by Sunita Publications
     
 

A leader in the Enlightenment, Jefferson was a polymath who spoke five languages and was deeply interested in science, invention, architecture, religion and philosophy, interests that led him to the founding of the University of Virginia after his presidency. He designed his own large mansion on a 5,000 acre plantation near Charlottesville, Virginia, which he named…  See more details below

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A leader in the Enlightenment, Jefferson was a polymath who spoke five languages and was deeply interested in science, invention, architecture, religion and philosophy, interests that led him to the founding of the University of Virginia after his presidency. He designed his own large mansion on a 5,000 acre plantation near Charlottesville, Virginia, which he named Monticello. While not a notable orator, Jefferson was an indefatigable letter writer and corresponded with many influential people in America and Europe.

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ISBN-13:
9781300131281
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
08/27/2012
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
389 KB

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