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    DescriptionDuring his remarkable lifetime, Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) served his country in many capacities--among them, as President of the United States. But ultimately, this great and talented man--an accomplished architect, naturalist, and linguist--wished to be remembered primarily as the author of the Declaration of Independence. In his autobiography, begun in 1821 at the age of 77, Jefferson presents a detailed account of his young life and the period during which he wrote the Declaration. A first draft of the document is included in this edition, as are his comments on the Articles of Confederation, his experiences as a wartime governor of Virginia, minister to France and observations during the French Revolution. Also featured here are rich remembrances and insights as Jefferson recalls his roles as Washington's secretary of state and vice president under John Adams, and his life in retirement. Fascinating as a trove of firsthand recollections by a pillar of American democracy, this highly recommended volume will be welcomed by students, scholars, and any reader interested in American history.


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    Title
    Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thomas Jefferson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 112
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 100 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486442891
    ISBN 10: 0486442896
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.3
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: BIO011000
    BIC subject category V2: JPHL
    B&T General Subject: 430
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 973.46092
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 973.4/6/092
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000, BIO026000
    LC classification: E332.9 .A8 2005
    Thema V1.0: JPHL
    Illustrations note
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    03 June 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York