Author: Dumas Malone

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Book:Jefferson and His Time series

Jefferson and His Time series

Dumas Malone

Dumas Malone’s classic biography Jefferson and His Time—originally published in six volumes over a period of thirty-four years, between 1948 and 1982—was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history and became the standard work on Jefferson’s life.

Book:Jefferson And His Time

Jefferson And His Time: Volumes 1 through 6

Dumas Malone

Dumas Malone’s classic biography Jefferson and His Time—originally published in six volumes over a period of thirty-four years, between 1948 and 1982—was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history and became the standard work on Jefferson’s life.

Book:Jefferson and the Ordeal of Liberty

Jefferson and the Ordeal of Liberty: Volume 3 of Jefferson and His Time

Dumas Malone

Beginning with Jefferson’s final year of service as secretary of state in Washington’s cabinet, this volume takes on one of the most significant and controversial years in Jefferson’s life and indeed in modern Western history, while also exploring Jefferson’s retirement to Monticello, his decision to lead the opposition party, and his own election as president in 1801.

Book:Jefferson and the Rights of Man

Jefferson and the Rights of Man: Volume 2 of Jefferson and His Time

Dumas Malone

The second volume in this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography tells the story of the eventful middle years in the life of Thomas Jefferson: his ministry to France in the years just before the French Revolution and during the early stages of that conflict; his service as secretary of state in President George Washington’s first cabinet; the crucial period of his first differences with Alexander Hamilton and the beginnings of his long struggle with the Federalists.

Book:Jefferson the President First Term 1801-1805

Jefferson the President First Term 1801-1805: Volume 4 of Jefferson and His Time

Dumas Malone

Examining the first four years of Jefferson’s presidency, this volume provides a fascinating account of the Louisiana Purchase, Jefferson’s continuing opposition to Hamilton’s charge for an overriding central government, and his battle with the Supreme Court.

Book:Jefferson the President Second Term, 1805-1809

Jefferson the President Second Term, 1805-1809: Volume 5 of Jefferson and His Time

Dumas Malone

Covering the climax of Jefferson’s forty-year career, this fifth and penultimate volume follows Jefferson through his demanding second term as president, when he famously sponsors the Lewis and Clark expedition, confronts the trial of Aaron Burr, and concludes the naval “war” with the Barbary pirates.

Book:Jefferson the Virginian

Jefferson the Virginian: Volume 1 of Jefferson and His Time

Dumas Malone

This is the first volume of distinguished historian Dumas Malone’s Pulitzer Prize-winning six-volume work on the life and times of Thomas Jefferson. Based on vast sources, it covers Jefferson’s ancestry, youth, education, legal career, and marriage, the building of Monticello, the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the Notes on Virginia, his rich, fruitful legislative career, his highly controversial governorship, his early services to the development of the West.

Book:Sage of Monticello

Sage of Monticello: Volume 6 of Jefferson and His Time

Dumas Malone

This final volume provides an all-encompassing account of Jefferson’s accomplishments, friendships, and family difficulties in his last seventeen years, revealing his shift from the realm of politics to his roles as family man, architect, and educational enthusiast. Describing Jefferson’s retirement from Washington, this volume recounts the events that formed Jefferson’s final years, particularly the founding of the Library of Congress and the University of Virginia, in which he played a major role.

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