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Jefferson"s Demons

Jefferson"s Demons

Portrait of a Restless Mind

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Published by The Free Press .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7624944M
ISBN 100641629338
ISBN 109780641629334

For example, the FDR biographies you reviewed and the ranked order of those books is spot on. For Thomas Jefferson, I think an important brief book to add to your list is “Thomas Jefferson” by R.B. Bernstein. A brief biography of this character, who I understand and love (despite his shortcomings), is nearly impossible. I loved this brief book.   American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson by Joseph J. Ellis was published in and won the National Book Award in Nonfiction. Ellis is a well-known author and history professor focusing on the revolutionary era/5.

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In Jefferson's Demons, Michael Knox Beran illuminates an optimistic man's darker side -- Jefferson as we have rarely seen him before. The worst of these moments came after his wife died in But two years later, after being dispatched to Europe, Jefferson recovered nerve and spirit in the salons of Paris, where he fell in love with a Brand: Free Press. Jefferson also felt that the central government should be "rigorously frugal and simple." As president he reduced the size and scope of the federal government by ending internal taxes, reducing the size of the army and navy, and paying off the government's debt. Limiting the federal government flowed from his strict interpretation of the.


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"Jefferson's Demons" is not a book I would recommend for anyone first beginning to learn about Thomas Jefferson. It is not a summary sketch of his life from cradle to grave, nor is it focused specifically on his political ideologies/5(10).

"Jefferson's Demons" is an elegantly composed account of the strangeness and originality of one Founder's genius. Michael Knox Beran uncovers the maps Jefferson used to find his way out of Jeffersons Demons book and to forge a new democratic culture for America/5.

With graceful prose that sypathetically reveals Thomas Jefferson's inner being without avoiding the frailties which puncture his character - as perhaps judged by us today in a different time and place - along with his incongruities of character - and, of course, his own brilliance, "Jefferson's Demons" is a thoughtful study of a man whose essence often eludes us in this fast-paced, /5(10).

Jefferson's Demons is an elegantly composed account of the strangeness and originality of one Founder's genius. Michael Knox Beran uncovers the maps Jefferson used to find his way out of dejection and to forge a new democratic culture for ed on: J   Jefferson's Demons is an elegantly composed account of the strangeness and originality of one Founder's genius.

Michael Knox Beran uncovers the maps Jefferson used to find his way out of dejection and to forge a new democratic culture for : Free Press. Jefferson's Demons is an elegantly composed account of the strangeness and originality of one Founder's genius.

Michael Knox Beran uncovers the maps Jefferson used to find his way out of dejection and to forge a new democratic culture for by: 5. Under the perpetual dullness of the winter sky, Jefferson contemplated the "empty bustle" of Paris and studied the means by which the beautiful people in that city sought to escape their demons.

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Angels: What the Bible Really Says About God’s Heavenly Host by Michael S. Heiser Hardcover $/5(12). This book is Thomas Jefferson's attempt to distill from the gospels the ethical teachings of Jesus. It presents Jesus purely as a teacher; no chorus of angels marks his birth, he performs no miracles, and the book ends with his burial/5.

Demons (pre-reform Russian: Бѣсы; post-reform Russian: Бесы, tr. Bésy; sometimes also called The Possessed or The Devils) is a novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky, first published in the journal The Russian Messenger in – It is considered one of the four masterworks written by Dostoevsky after his return from Siberian exile, along with Crime and Punishment (), The Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky.

Jefferson’s greatest productivity often followed hard upon headachy periods of ennui, the author argues, but he establishes little beyond an interesting correlation. Beran divides his treatment into four seasonal sections, beginning with spring and ending with winter, and swiftly deals with the superficial biographical facts.

Jefferson's Demons is an elegantly composed account of the strangeness and originality of one Founder's genius. Michael Knox Beran uncovers the maps Jefferson used to find his way out of dejection and to forge a new democratic culture for America/5(8).

Michael Knox Beran seems to understand much of what is at stake here, and although Jefferson’s Demons can best be described as yet another study of Jefferson’s psychological and philosophical complexities, it is at least not an effort to debunk or degrade him. True, it is a book that is relentlessly situated in the psyche of its subject, with all other.

"Jefferson's Demons" is not a book I would recommend for anyone first beginning to learn about Thomas Jefferson. It is not a summary sketch of his life from cradle to grave, nor is it focused specifically on his political ideologies/5.

Jefferson’s Demons is an elegantly composed account of the strangeness and originality of one Founder’s genius. Michael Knox Beran uncovers the maps Jefferson used to find his way out of dejection and to forge a new democratic culture for America.

By all accounts, Jefferson’s sexual relationship with Hemings spanned several decades, beginning when Hemings was a teenager and Jefferson was in his 40s. It was not, in any sense of the word, consensual: Hemings was a child, and Jefferson literally owned her; she was not in any position to give or withhold consent.

In Jefferson’s Demons, Beran examines episodes of melancholia in Jefferson's life. In particular, he focuses on the journey Jefferson made to Europe in to escape the depression that set in due to his tumultuous experience as governor of Virginia following the Revolution and his wife Martha's death.

Thomas Jefferson has books on Goodreads with ratings. Thomas Jefferson’s most popular book is The Declaration of Independence. Publisher's Summary In Jefferson's Demons, Michael Knox Beran examines episodes of melancholia in Jefferson's life.

In particular, he focuses on the journey Jefferson made to Europe in to escape the depression that set in due to his tumultuous experience as governor of Virginia following the Revolution and his wife Martha's death.

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Thomas Jefferson, –, 3d President of the United States (–9), author of the Declaration of Independence, and apostle of agrarian democracy.Throughout his life, books were vital to Thomas Jefferson's education and well-being. By when the British burned the nation's Capitol and the Library of Congress, Jefferson had acquired the largest personal collection of books in the United States.

Jefferson offered to sell his library to Congress as a replacement for the collection destroyed by the British during the .