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    Master of the mountain : Thomas Jefferson and his slaves / Henry Wiencek.
    by Wiencek, Henry.
    New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
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  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Relations with slaves.
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  • Monticello (Va.) -- History.
  • ISBN: 
    9780374299569 :
    0374299560 :
    Bib #: 
    830218
    Description: 
    336 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st ed.
    Contents: 
    "This steep, savage hill" -- "Let there be justice" -- Pursued by the black horse -- "We lived under a hidden law" -- "The hammer or the anvil" -- The Bancroft paradox -- "To have good and human heart" -- What the blacksmith saw -- What the colonel saw -- A mother's prayers -- "I will answer for your safety-- banish all fear" -- "To serve you faithful" -- The double aspect -- America's Cassandra -- The man in the iron mask -- "I only am escaped alone to tell thee" -- "The effect on them was electrical" -- "Utopia in full reality" -- Jefferson anew.
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    "Master of the Mountain," Henry Wiencek's book--based on new information coming from archaeological work at Monticello and on hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Jefferson's papers--opens up a huge, poorly understood dimension of Jefferson's world.--Publisher's description.
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