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Thomas Jefferson: The History and Legacy of the Third US President provides you with all the tools you need to have a solid, basic understanding of Thomas Jefferson as a historic figure whose achievements, and contradictions, have shaped the American politics, society, and culture today. Use this book to give yourself a strong base from which to learn more, or to take part in the lively discussion that continues today about the man, the figure, the idealist, and the contradiction that is Thomas Jefferson. To give you the complete picture, the book is divided into three parts. 

The first part discusses the background of the history and philosophy that contributed to Jefferson’s education and informed his thought. The second part provides a biography of Jefferson’s life that hits the highlights so you will know more about his life quickly and easily. The third part deals with controversial issues surrounding Jefferson including his relationships with women and his role as a slave owner. So whether you want just the basic facts, the bigger picture, or all of these plus the scandals, Thomas Jefferson: The History and Legacy of the Third US President will give you the information you are looking for in a concise, reliable, and easy-to-understand manner.

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