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Most blessed of the patriarchs

Annette Gordon-Reed

Most blessed of the patriarchs

Thomas Jefferson and the empire of the imagination

by Annette Gordon-Reed

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Political and social views

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesThomas Jefferson and the empire of the imagination
    StatementAnnette Gordon-Reed, Peter S. Onuf
    ContributionsOnuf, Peter S., author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE332.2 .G669 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 370 pages
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26889659M
    ISBN 100871404427
    ISBN 109780871404428
    LC Control Number2016000927
    OCLC/WorldCa909974634


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