Since its publication in 1960, The Jefferson Image in the American Mind has become a classic of historical scholarship. In it Merrill D. Peterson charts Thomas Jefferson's influence upon American thought and imagination since his death in 1826. Peterson shows how the public attitude toward Jefferson has always paralleled the political climate of ...
Since its publication in 1960, The Jefferson Image in the American Mind has become a classic of historical scholarship. In it Merrill D. Peterson charts Thomas Jefferson's influence upon American thought and imagination since his death in 1826. Peterson shows how the public attitude toward Jefferson has always paralleled the political climate of the time; the complexities of the man, his thoughts, and his deeds being viewed only in fragments by later generations. He explains how the ideas of Jefferson have been distorted, defended, pilloried, or used by virtually every leading politician, historian, and intellectual. Through most of our history, political parties have engaged in an ideological tug-of-war to see who would wear "the mantle of Jefferson."
Fair. Notable scuffing to cover, creasing on spine. Liquid damage has caused wrinkling and light staining to interior. Light marking, chipping, and discoloration on page edges. Binding strong and text clear. Suitable as a reading copy. All proceeds from purchases from BooksKC go to benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization which provides job services, training, and employment to individuals with disabilities.
Good + Crisp, clean pages except for mild dust staining along the top edge of the book; spine has a few short glue wrinkles on the lower half but is uncreased, the binding square and secure; the soft cover has a small paper-punch hole at the lower front, a thin crease along the left front edge, a few scattered spots of surface rubbing, and some shelfwear and shallow chipping around corners, spine ends, and bottom edges, otherwise clean and well-kept. 548pp. w/ index. Winner of the 1961 Bancroft Prize.
Good. Good hardcover. No DJ. Ex-Library (college) with usual markings. Text is clean and unmarked. Covers show light edge wear with rubbing. Binding is tight, hinges strong.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
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