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lost worldof Thomas Jefferson

Daniel J. Boorstin

lost worldof Thomas Jefferson

with a new preface

by Daniel J. Boorstin

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826.,
  • Philosophy, American.,
  • United States -- Intellectual life -- 1783-1865.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDaniel J. Boorstin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB878
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv,306p. ;
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21192866M
    ISBN 100226064964

      All of the 3, volumes of the Library of Congress, which was housed in the Capitol building, were lost. Thomas Jefferson, who at the time had the largest private collection of books in the nation, wrote a letter to newspaper publisher and friend Samuel H. Smith offering his personal collection to Congress as a replacement for what was lost. See also Daniel Boorstin, The Lost World of Thomas Jefferson (; Chicago, IL: University of Chicago, ), ; Adrienne Koch, “Jefferson’s Books,” New York Times (September 7, ), BR6; Marie L. Vagts, “The Stoa and American Deism,” The Classical Outlook 27 (January ): ; and Gerald W. Johnson, “Classics and.

    Get this from a library! The lost world of Thomas Jefferson: with a new preface. [Daniel J Boorstin; Daniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress)]. Thomas Jefferson was born at Shadwell. ca. Peter Jefferson has a flour mill constructed at Shadwell on the Rivanna River. April Thomas Jefferson, at age twenty-one, came into the inheritance of his share of his father's lands, including Shadwell.

    A second fire on Christmas Eve of destroyed nearly two thirds of the 6, volumes Congress had purchased from Jefferson. The Library of Congress is working to reassemble the books of Jefferson's that were lost. Maybe Washington University can help Carolyn Kellogg. Photo: Portrait of Thomas Jefferson by Rembrandt Peale, crica Thomas Jefferson (Ap – July 4, ) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from to He had previously served as the second vice president of the United States between and The principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson was a proponent.


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