Norton

9780393652420

STARRED REVIEW

Thomas Jefferson’s Education

This absorbing and disturbing book offers crucial insights into Thomas Jefferson’s thinking as he pursued his vision for a better future for his state.

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Review of ‘Thomas Jefferson’s Education’

Thomas Jefferson wanted his gravestone to acknowledge only three of his many achievements: his authorship of the Declaration of Independence, his authorship of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom and his being the “father of the University of Virginia.” Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor tells about the last of these in his engrossing and…

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