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Jefferson the President: First Term, 1801-1805: Jefferson and His Time, Volume 4
     

Jefferson the President: First Term, 1801-1805: Jefferson and His Time, Volume 4

by Dumas Malone
 

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Dumas Malone’s classic six-volume biography Jefferson and His Time was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history and became the standard work on Jefferson’s life.

Volume 4. Jefferson the President; First Term, 1801–1805
Examining the first four years of Jefferson’s presidency, this volume provides a fascinating account of the

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Dumas Malone’s classic six-volume biography Jefferson and His Time was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history and became the standard work on Jefferson’s life.

Volume 4. Jefferson the President; First Term, 1801–1805
Examining the first four years of Jefferson’s presidency, this volume provides a fascinating account of the Louisiana Purchase, Jefferson’s continuing opposition to Hamilton’s charge for an overriding central government, and his battle with the Supreme Court.

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Chicago Tribune
Without question, this volume, rich in detail, perceptive and sensitive in analysis, and remarkably fair with the principal partisans, will be read for generations to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813923642
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Publication date:
05/04/2006
Series:
Jefferson and His Time Series , #4
Pages:
539
Sales rank:
779,187
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Dumas Malone, 1892–1986, spent thirty-eight years researching and writing Jefferson and His Time. In 1975 he received the Pulitzer Prize in history for the first five volumes. From 1923 to 1929 he taught at the University of Virginia; he left there to join the Dictionary of American Biography, bringing that work to completion as editor-in-chief. Subsequently, he served for seven years as director of the Harvard University Press. After serving on the faculties of Yale and Columbia, Malone retired to the University of Virginia in 1959 as the Jefferson Foundation Professor of History, a position he held until his retirement in 1962. He remained at the university as biographer-in-residence and finished his Jefferson biography at the University of Virginia, where it was begun.

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