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The Resource The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed

The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed

Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family
Title
The Hemingses of Monticello
Title remainder
an American family
Statement of responsibility
Annette Gordon-Reed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Historian and legal scholar Gordon-Reed presents the story of the Hemingses, an American slave family, and their close blood ties to Thomas Jefferson
Awards note
National Book Award, 2008.
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon-Reed, Annette
Dewey number
  • 973.4/60922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
E332.74
LC item number
.G67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hemings, Sally
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Hemings family
  • Monticello (Va.)
  • National Book Awards
  • Slaves
  • African American families
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • Racially mixed people
  • Albemarle County (Va.)
Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 669-753) and index
Contents
I: Origins -- Young Elizabeth's world -- John Wayles: the immigrant -- The children of no one -- Thomas Jefferson -- The first Monticello -- In the home of a revolutionary -- II: The vaunted scene of Europe -- "A particular purpose" -- James Hemings: the provincial abroad -- "Isabel or Sally will come" -- Dr. Sutton -- The rhythms of the city -- The eve of revolution -- "During that time" -- Sarah Hemings: the fatherless girl in a patriarchal society -- The teenagers and the woman -- "His promises on which she implicitly relied" -- "The treaty" and "did they love each other?" -- The return -- III: On the mountain -- Hello and goodbye -- Equilibrium -- The brothers -- Philadelphia -- Exodus -- The second Monticello -- Into the future, echoes from the past -- The ocean of life -- The public world and the private domain -- "Measurably happy": the children of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings -- Retirement for one, not for all -- Endings and beginnings
Control code
ocn225087744
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
798 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393064773
Lccn
2008014642
Other physical details
ill., maps, photos.
Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 669-753) and index
Contents
I: Origins -- Young Elizabeth's world -- John Wayles: the immigrant -- The children of no one -- Thomas Jefferson -- The first Monticello -- In the home of a revolutionary -- II: The vaunted scene of Europe -- "A particular purpose" -- James Hemings: the provincial abroad -- "Isabel or Sally will come" -- Dr. Sutton -- The rhythms of the city -- The eve of revolution -- "During that time" -- Sarah Hemings: the fatherless girl in a patriarchal society -- The teenagers and the woman -- "His promises on which she implicitly relied" -- "The treaty" and "did they love each other?" -- The return -- III: On the mountain -- Hello and goodbye -- Equilibrium -- The brothers -- Philadelphia -- Exodus -- The second Monticello -- Into the future, echoes from the past -- The ocean of life -- The public world and the private domain -- "Measurably happy": the children of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings -- Retirement for one, not for all -- Endings and beginnings
Control code
ocn225087744
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
798 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393064773
Lccn
2008014642
Other physical details
ill., maps, photos.

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