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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 this epic work that tells the story of the Hemingses, an American slave family, and their close blood ties to Thomas Jefferson
Awards note
  • National Book Award, Nonfiction, 2008
  • Pulitzer prize, History, 2009
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
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 family
  • Hemings, Sally
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Monticello (Va.)
  • Albemarle County (Va.)
  • Slaves
  • African American families
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • Racially mixed people
Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 737-753) and index
Contents
pt. 1. 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 -- pt. 2. 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 -- pt. 3. 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
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
798 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393064773
Lccn
2008014642
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)225087744
Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 737-753) and index
Contents
pt. 1. 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 -- pt. 2. 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 -- pt. 3. 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
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
798 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393064773
Lccn
2008014642
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)225087744

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