Contents: Who really wrote the Declaration of Independence? / Pauline Maier -- Twenty-seven reasons for independence / Robert G. Parkinson -- Thomas Jefferson's strange career as author of independence / Robert M.S. McDonald -- The Declaration of Independence in world history / David Armitage -- Signers' gallery -- Document gallery -- The Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection / by...
Publisher / Publication Date: University of Virginia Library 2010
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.313 DEC
Summary: Thomas Jefferson is still presented today as a hopelessly enigmatic figure, despite being written about more than any other Founding Father. Lauded as the most articulate voice of American freedom, even as he held people in bondage, Jefferson is variably described by current-day observers as a hypocrite, an atheist, and a simple-minded proponent of limited government. The authors team up to...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016