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A guide to Thomas Jefferson's Virginia / Laura A. Macaluso, PHD.

Author/creator Macaluso, Laura A.
Other author/creatorBarker, Bill.
Other author/creatorSmith, Kurt.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoCharleston, SC : The History Press, 2018.
Description190 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Public Library Complete
Contents Preface -- Jefferson's youth: a map of Virginia, Shadwell and Tuckahoe -- Jefferson's higher education : the College of William & Mary, the George Wythe House and the University of Virginia -- Jefferson's democracy : County courthouses, state capitals and Washington, D.C. -- Jefferson's home : Monticello and mulberry row -- Jefferson's agriculture and horticulture : gardens, orchards, vineyards and fields -- Jefferson's rural retreat and plantation : poplar forest -- Jefferson's blue ridge mountains : the Monacan Indian nation, the Peaks of Otter and the natural bridge -- Jefferson's words : books, journals, letters and libraries -- Jefferson's health : exercise, doctors, medicine, a bad stomach and the Jefferson pools -- Jefferson's friends : James Monroe's Highland, Michie Tavern and James Madison Montpelier -- Jefferson's grave site : monuments. memory and meaning -- Coda, by Kurt Smith.
Abstract Few prominent Americans are as associated with a place as Thomas Jefferson is with Virginia. The heart of "Jefferson Country" is his house and plantation at Monticello, but Jefferson traveled the breadth of his home state, from his time at William & Mary in Williamsburg to the new state capital at Richmond and his retreat and plantation at Poplar Forest, near Lynchburg. In the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Jefferson was inspired to write his only book, Notes on the State of Virginia. Laura A. Macaluso demonstrates the many facets of the man, the scholar and the statesman in this guide to the Virginia he loved.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 179-181) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2018936064
ISBN9781467139199 (paperback)
ISBN146713919X (paperback)

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