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Titel: The Long Affair
Zustand: Very Good
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Pimlico 1998; A look at Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution 1785-1800. Useful reference book good /very good in paperback (large). Buchnummer des Verkäufers 4685
Inhaltsangabe: This is an examination of Thomas Jefferson through the critical lens of the French Revolution. Conor Cruise O'Brien argues that Jefferson, though enthralled with the ideological mystique of the French Revolution, nevertheless retained a shrewd political pragmatism, skillfully exploiting the Revolution's popularity with the American public. Ultimately, O'Brien suggests, Jefferson's egalitarian ideals came into conflict with his staunch political support for the slave-based southern economy. Following the French-inspired slave insurrection in Santo Domingo, his revolutionary zeal began to cool. The book concludes with an evaluation of Jefferson's current role in the system of American political beliefs.
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