Mr. Jefferson's lost cause : land, farmers, slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase /
Thomas Jefferson advocated a republic of small farmers--free and independent yeomen. And yet as president he presided over a massive expansion of the slaveholding plantation system--particularly with the Louisiana Purchase--squeezing the yeomanry to the fringes and to less desirable farmland. Now Ro...
|Published:||New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.|
|Edition:||1st paperback edition.|
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