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The Resource The road to Monticello : the life and mind of Thomas Jefferson, Kevin J. Hayes

The road to Monticello : the life and mind of Thomas Jefferson, Kevin J. Hayes

Label
The road to Monticello : the life and mind of Thomas Jefferson
Title
The road to Monticello
Title remainder
the life and mind of Thomas Jefferson
Statement of responsibility
Kevin J. Hayes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides an invaluable look at Thomas Jefferson's intellectual and literary life, focusing on the books and ideas that exerted the most profound influence on him, including "Aesop's Fables," "Robinson Crusoe," and works by the great writers of classical antiquity
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hayes, Kevin J
Dewey number
973.4/6092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E332.2
LC item number
.H395 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Presidents
  • Monticello (Va.)
  • United States
  • Whitman College
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Biographie
Label
The road to Monticello : the life and mind of Thomas Jefferson, Kevin J. Hayes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 655-709) and index
Contents
Part I: The education of Thomas Jefferson -- Fire! -- A boy and his books -- A correct, classical scholar -- William and Mary -- The Williamsburg circle -- The limits of English law -- A shelf of notebooks -- Becoming a burgess -- Part II: Family and nation -- Domestic life and literary pursuits -- Rude Bard of the north -- A summary view of rights of British America -- The pen and the tomahawk -- The Declaration of Independence -- The book culture of Philadelphia and Williamsburg, contrasted -- Of law and learning -- Lines of communication -- Notes on the state of Virginia -- The narrow house -- An American odyssey -- Part III: Our man in Paris -- Bookman in Paris -- Talking about literature -- London town -- Summer of '86 -- An inquisitive journey through France and Italy -- A tour through Holland and the Rhine Valley -- Last days in Paris -- Part IV: Servant of the people -- The young idea -- The Anas -- Letters from a Virginia farmer -- The vice president and the printed word -- The first inaugural address -- The wall of separation -- "Life of Captain Lewis" -- The president as patron of literature -- Part V: Monticello -- Return to Monticello -- Letters to an old friend -- The Library of Congress -- The retirement library -- The life and morals of Jesus of Nazareth -- The autobiography -- The University of Virginia from dream to reality -- The life and soul of the university
Control code
ocm85622754
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 738 p.
Isbn
9780195307580
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007005039
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)85622754
Label
The road to Monticello : the life and mind of Thomas Jefferson, Kevin J. Hayes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 655-709) and index
Contents
Part I: The education of Thomas Jefferson -- Fire! -- A boy and his books -- A correct, classical scholar -- William and Mary -- The Williamsburg circle -- The limits of English law -- A shelf of notebooks -- Becoming a burgess -- Part II: Family and nation -- Domestic life and literary pursuits -- Rude Bard of the north -- A summary view of rights of British America -- The pen and the tomahawk -- The Declaration of Independence -- The book culture of Philadelphia and Williamsburg, contrasted -- Of law and learning -- Lines of communication -- Notes on the state of Virginia -- The narrow house -- An American odyssey -- Part III: Our man in Paris -- Bookman in Paris -- Talking about literature -- London town -- Summer of '86 -- An inquisitive journey through France and Italy -- A tour through Holland and the Rhine Valley -- Last days in Paris -- Part IV: Servant of the people -- The young idea -- The Anas -- Letters from a Virginia farmer -- The vice president and the printed word -- The first inaugural address -- The wall of separation -- "Life of Captain Lewis" -- The president as patron of literature -- Part V: Monticello -- Return to Monticello -- Letters to an old friend -- The Library of Congress -- The retirement library -- The life and morals of Jesus of Nazareth -- The autobiography -- The University of Virginia from dream to reality -- The life and soul of the university
Control code
ocm85622754
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 738 p.
Isbn
9780195307580
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007005039
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)85622754

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