The Essential Jefferson

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Hackett Publishing, 1963 - Presidents - 328 pages
Through substantial selections from Jefferson's writings--including his earliest writings, Notes on Virginia, and key public papers and personal correspondence--this volume traces the development of his thinking on such fundamental issues as republicanism, constitutionalism, slavery, and the separation of religion from politics.  Footnotes identify Jefferson's correspondents and provide useful context.

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Jean M. Yarbrough is Gary M. Pendy, Sr. Professor of Social Sciences and Professor of Government, Bowdoin College.

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