Jefferson on Freedom: Wisdom, Advice, and Hints on Freedom, Democracy, and the American Way by Thomas Jefferson, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Jefferson on Freedom: Wisdom, Advice, and Hints on Freedom, Democracy, and the American Way

Jefferson on Freedom: Wisdom, Advice, and Hints on Freedom, Democracy, and the American Way

by Thomas Jefferson
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Thomas Jefferson is most famous for the writing of the Declaration of Independence, which espouses the general principles of freedom and democracies that Americans hold dear. Now, collected here for the first time, is this historical American document, as well as several of his other famous writings. Included in this book are excerpts from his only full-length book

Overview

Thomas Jefferson is most famous for the writing of the Declaration of Independence, which espouses the general principles of freedom and democracies that Americans hold dear. Now, collected here for the first time, is this historical American document, as well as several of his other famous writings. Included in this book are excerpts from his only full-length book, Notes on the State of Virginia, letters to Samual Kercheval and Edward Carrington on liberal democracy and freedom, and an exchange with Danbury Baptists regarding the right to religious freedom to his manual on parliamentary policy. Jefferson provides excellent and timeless quotes on attaining freedom and living a democratic life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616082895
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
07/27/2011
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
777,256
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States (1801–1809), the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and one of the most influential Founding Fathers for his promotion of the ideals of republicanism in the United States. He envisioned America as the force behind a great "Empire of Liberty" that would promote republicanism and counter the imperialism of the British Empire.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >