The Sage of Monticello: Jefferson and His Time, Volume 6

The Sage of Monticello: Jefferson and His Time, Volume 6

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 6. The Sage of Monticello

This final volume provides an all-encompassing account of Jefferson’s accomplishments, friendships, and family difficulties in his last seventeen

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Overview

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 6. The Sage of Monticello

This final volume provides an all-encompassing account of Jefferson’s accomplishments, friendships, and family difficulties in his last seventeen years, revealing his shift from the realm of politics to his roles as family man, architect, and educational enthusiast. Describing Jefferson’s retirement from Washington, this volume recounts the events that formed Jefferson’s final years, particularly the founding of the Library of Congress and the University of Virginia, in which he played a major role.

University of Virginia Press

Editorial Reviews

National Endowment for the Humanities
[W]ith splendid insight and artistry, Professor Dumas Malone has reconstructed the world through which Jefferson passed, and preserved and presented to us a complex and engaging Jefferson, in a masterpiece of humanistic scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813923666
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Series:
Jefferson and His Time Series, #6
Pages:
551
Sales rank:
1,452,045
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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