The Resource Thomas Jefferson : the art of power, Jon Meacham, (electronic resource)

Thomas Jefferson : the art of power, Jon Meacham, (electronic resource)

Label
Thomas Jefferson : the art of power
Title
Thomas Jefferson
Title remainder
the art of power
Statement of responsibility
Jon Meacham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" gives readers Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously, catapulting him into becoming the most successful political leader of the early republic, and perhaps in all of American history
Summary
Presents a portrait of the third president that considers his early life, role as a Founding Father, and considerable achievements as a master politician
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
Biography type
individual biography
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10151348
Cataloging source
CCP
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meacham, Jon
Dewey number
  • 973.4/6092
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Presidents
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the art of power
Label
Thomas Jefferson : the art of power, Jon Meacham, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C12ADE2A-5505-4A39-9DB1-2E3101A0B93F
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The world's best hope -- The scion : beginnings to Spring 1774 -- The revolutionary : Spring 1774 to Summer 1776 -- Reformer and governor : late 1776 to 1782 -- The frustrated Congressman : late 1782 to mid-1784 -- A man of the world : 1875 to 1789 -- The first Secretary of State : 1789 to 1792 -- The leader of the opposition : 1793 to 18900 -- The President of the United States : 1801 to 1809 -- The master of Monticello : 1809 to the end -- All honor to Jefferson
  • Pt. 2:
  • The revolutionary : spring 1774 to summer 1776.
  • Like a shock of electricity
  • There is no peace
  • The famous Mr. Jefferson
  • The course of human events
  • The pull of duty
  • Pt. 3:
  • Reformer and governor : late 1776 to 1782.
  • An agenda for liberty
  • Prologue: The world's best hope
  • A troublesome office
  • Redcoats at Monticello
  • To burn on through death
  • Pt. 4:
  • The frustrated congressman : late 1782 to mid-1784.
  • Return to the arena
  • A struggle for respect
  • Lost cities and life counsel
  • Pt. 5:
  • A man of the world : 1785 to 1789.
  • Pt. 1:
  • The vaunted scene of Europe
  • The philosophical world
  • His head and his heart
  • Do you like our new Constitution?
  • A treaty in Paris
  • Pt. 6:
  • The first Secretary of State : 1789 to 1792.
  • A new post in New York
  • Mr. Jefferson is greatly too democratic
  • Two cocks in the pit
  • The scion : beginnings to spring 1774.
  • The end of a stormy tour
  • Pt. 7:
  • The leader of the opposition : 1793 to 1800.
  • In wait at Monticello
  • To the Vice Presidency
  • The reign of witches
  • Adams vs. Jefferson redux
  • A desperate state of affairs
  • Pt. 8:
  • The President of the United States : 1801 to 1809.
  • A fortunate son
  • The new order of things begins
  • A confident president
  • Victories, scandal, and a secret sickness
  • The air of enchantment!
  • The people were never more happy
  • A deep, dark, and widespread conspiracy
  • This damned embargo
  • A farewell to ultimate power
  • Pt. 9: The master of Monticello : 1809 to the end.
  • My body, mind, and affairs
  • What fixed the destinies of my life
  • To form statesmen, legislators and judges
  • The knell of the union
  • No, doctor, nothing more
  • Epilogue: All honor to Jefferson
  • Roots of revolution
  • Temptations and trials
  • A world of desire and denial
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (759 p. : ill.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679645368
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C12ADE2A-5505-4A39-9DB1-2E3101A0B93F
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o819474146
  • (OCoLC)819474146
Label
Thomas Jefferson : the art of power, Jon Meacham, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C12ADE2A-5505-4A39-9DB1-2E3101A0B93F
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The world's best hope -- The scion : beginnings to Spring 1774 -- The revolutionary : Spring 1774 to Summer 1776 -- Reformer and governor : late 1776 to 1782 -- The frustrated Congressman : late 1782 to mid-1784 -- A man of the world : 1875 to 1789 -- The first Secretary of State : 1789 to 1792 -- The leader of the opposition : 1793 to 18900 -- The President of the United States : 1801 to 1809 -- The master of Monticello : 1809 to the end -- All honor to Jefferson
  • Pt. 2:
  • The revolutionary : spring 1774 to summer 1776.
  • Like a shock of electricity
  • There is no peace
  • The famous Mr. Jefferson
  • The course of human events
  • The pull of duty
  • Pt. 3:
  • Reformer and governor : late 1776 to 1782.
  • An agenda for liberty
  • Prologue: The world's best hope
  • A troublesome office
  • Redcoats at Monticello
  • To burn on through death
  • Pt. 4:
  • The frustrated congressman : late 1782 to mid-1784.
  • Return to the arena
  • A struggle for respect
  • Lost cities and life counsel
  • Pt. 5:
  • A man of the world : 1785 to 1789.
  • Pt. 1:
  • The vaunted scene of Europe
  • The philosophical world
  • His head and his heart
  • Do you like our new Constitution?
  • A treaty in Paris
  • Pt. 6:
  • The first Secretary of State : 1789 to 1792.
  • A new post in New York
  • Mr. Jefferson is greatly too democratic
  • Two cocks in the pit
  • The scion : beginnings to spring 1774.
  • The end of a stormy tour
  • Pt. 7:
  • The leader of the opposition : 1793 to 1800.
  • In wait at Monticello
  • To the Vice Presidency
  • The reign of witches
  • Adams vs. Jefferson redux
  • A desperate state of affairs
  • Pt. 8:
  • The President of the United States : 1801 to 1809.
  • A fortunate son
  • The new order of things begins
  • A confident president
  • Victories, scandal, and a secret sickness
  • The air of enchantment!
  • The people were never more happy
  • A deep, dark, and widespread conspiracy
  • This damned embargo
  • A farewell to ultimate power
  • Pt. 9: The master of Monticello : 1809 to the end.
  • My body, mind, and affairs
  • What fixed the destinies of my life
  • To form statesmen, legislators and judges
  • The knell of the union
  • No, doctor, nothing more
  • Epilogue: All honor to Jefferson
  • Roots of revolution
  • Temptations and trials
  • A world of desire and denial
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (759 p. : ill.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679645368
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C12ADE2A-5505-4A39-9DB1-2E3101A0B93F
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o819474146
  • (OCoLC)819474146

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