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Thomas Jefferson Reputation and Legacy

This first major study of Thomas Jefferson?s reputation in nearly fifty years is concerned with Jefferson and history?both as something Jefferson made and something that he sought to shape. Jefferson was acutely aware that he would be judged by posterity and he deliberately sought to influence history?s judgment of him. He did so, it argues, in order to promote his vision of a global republican future. It begins by situating Jefferson?s ideas about history within the context of eighteenth-century historical thought, and then considers the efforts Jefferson made to shape the way the history of.

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  • "This first major study of Thomas Jefferson?s reputation in nearly fifty years is concerned with Jefferson and history?both as something Jefferson made and something that he sought to shape. Jefferson was acutely aware that he would be judged by posterity and he deliberately sought to influence history?s judgment of him. He did so, it argues, in order to promote his vision of a global republican future. It begins by situating Jefferson?s ideas about history within the context of eighteenth-century historical thought, and then considers the efforts Jefferson made to shape the way the history of."@en
  • "This first major study of Thomas Jeffersons reputation in nearly fifty years is concerned with Jefferson and historyboth as something Jefferson made and something that he sought to shape. Jefferson was acutely aware that he would be judged by posterity and he deliberately sought to influence historys judgment of him. He did so, it argues, in order to promote his vision of a global republican future. It begins by situating Jeffersons ideas about history within the context of eighteenth-century historical thought, and then considers the efforts Jefferson made to shape the way the history of."@en

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