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Cunningham, Noble E. , Jr.
In pursuit of reason : the life of Thomas Jefferson
. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, c1987. xvi, 414 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. (Southern biography series).
LC call number: E332 .C95 1987
LC control number: 86027626

In this one-volume biography, the author portrays Jefferson as a man of the Enlightenment who believed that the use of reason would create a more perfect society. This conviction influenced the third president's political thinking as well as his interests outside of government.

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Malone, Dumas.
Jefferson and his time
. Boston : Little, Brown, 1948-1981.6 v. : ill.
LC call number: E332 .M25
LC control number: 48005972

Contents: v. 1. Jefferson the Virginian; v. 2. Jefferson and the rights of man; v. 3. Jefferson and the ordeal of liberty; v. 4. Jefferson the president, first term, 1801-1805; v. 5. Jefferson the president, second term, 1805-1809; v. 6. The Sage of Monticello. An exhaustive six volume biography of the subject and his milieu.

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Thomas Jefferson : a reference biography. Merrill D. Peterson, editor. New York : Scribner, c1986. 513 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., col. Port.
LC call number: E332 .T43 1986
LC control number: 86006736

Brings together twenty-five independent essays that thoroughly explore the many interests and facets of Jefferson's life. Footnotes are omitted; however, an extensive bibliographic essay rounds out the work.

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