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None of the founding fathers seems more elusive than Thomas Jefferson. A Virginian nationalist, a slave-holding philosophe, an aristocratic democrat, a provincial cosmopolitan, a pacific imperialist--the paradoxes loom as meaningful and portentous as America itself. Indeed, they represent the deep contradictions of his policies as well as personality, laid bare here in a provocative study of Jefferson's statecraft. Empire of Liberty takes a new look at the public life, thought, and ambiguous legacy of one of America's most ...

Empire of Liberty: The Statecraft of Thomas Jefferson 1992, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195074833

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Empire of Liberty: The Statecraft of Thomas Jefferson 1990, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195062076

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