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Bust of Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson: An American Man for All Seasons - A Selected List of References

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Kaplan, Lawrence S.
Entangling alliances with none : American foreign policy in the age of Jefferson
. Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c1987. xvii, 230 p.
LC call number: E310.7 .K37 1987
LC control number: 86027840

Asserts that Thomas Jefferson contributed more to the development of American foreign policy from 1776 to 1820 than did any other statesman. This collections of fourteen essays, thirteen of which have been published previously, is drawn together by the concluding essay on recent historiographical trends.

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McDonald, Forrest.
The presidency of Thomas Jefferson
. Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c1976. xi, 201 p., [1] leaf of plates : port. (American Presidency Series).
LC Call number: E331 .M32 1976
LC control number: 76000803

Tracing Jefferson's politics from Henry St. John, First Viscount Bolingbroke, and the English Oppositionists, McDonald explains the practical application of these ideas between 1801 and 1809 and Jefferson's success as chief executive.

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Spivak, Burton.
Jefferson's English crisis : commerce, embargo, and the republican revolution
. Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1979. xiii, 250 p.
LC call number: E331 .S68 1979
LC control number: 78013110

Focuses on Jefferson's foreign policy with Great Britain from 1803 to 1809. Using the embargo as an example, Spivak delineates the tension between the republican ideology of the third administration and the commercial goals of the early republic.

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