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Thomas jefferson [electronic resource] : The Art of Power. Jon Meacham.

Meacham, Jon. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780679645368 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book ReviewThe Washington PostEntertainment WeeklyThe Seattle TimesSt. Louis Post-DispatchIn this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize--winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously. Such is the art of power. Thomas Jefferson hated confrontation, and yet his understanding of power and of human nature enabled him to move men and to marshal ideas, to learn from his mistakes, and to prevail. Passionate about many things--women, his family, books, science, architecture, gardens,...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 22421 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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