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The Resource Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings : an American controversy, Annette Gordon-Reed

Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings : an American controversy, Annette Gordon-Reed

Label
Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings : an American controversy
Title
Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings
Title remainder
an American controversy
Statement of responsibility
Annette Gordon-Reed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Analyzes the evidence that exists in support of the story of a thirty-eight-year liaison between Thomas Jefferson and his slave, Sally Hemings, pointing out errors and prejudicesin the writings of historians and biographers who sought to preserve Jefferson's image by debunking the persistent rumor
Summary
Presents the facts surrounding the speculation about Thomas Jefferson's possible affair with a slave woman, Sally Hemings
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
215041
Cataloging source
PUL
Dewey number
973.46
Index
index present
LC call number
E332.2
LC item number
.G67 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an American controversy
Label
Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings : an American controversy, Annette Gordon-Reed
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"DNA, the author's response"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-279) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Genealogical tables -- Introduction -- Madison Hemings -- James Callender -- The Randolphs and the Carrs -- Thomas Jefferson -- Sally Hemings -- Summary of the evidence -- Conclusion -- APPENDIXES: A: Key to important names -- B: The memoirs of Madison Hemings -- C: The memoirs of Israel Jefferson -- D: Henry S. Randall to James Parton, June 1, 1868 -- E: Ellen Randolph Coolidge to Joseph Coolidge, October 24, 1858
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xxiv, 288 pages
Isbn
9780813918334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)39758740
Label
Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings : an American controversy, Annette Gordon-Reed
Publication
Note
"DNA, the author's response"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-279) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Genealogical tables -- Introduction -- Madison Hemings -- James Callender -- The Randolphs and the Carrs -- Thomas Jefferson -- Sally Hemings -- Summary of the evidence -- Conclusion -- APPENDIXES: A: Key to important names -- B: The memoirs of Madison Hemings -- C: The memoirs of Israel Jefferson -- D: Henry S. Randall to James Parton, June 1, 1868 -- E: Ellen Randolph Coolidge to Joseph Coolidge, October 24, 1858
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xxiv, 288 pages
Isbn
9780813918334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)39758740

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