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Author Burstein, Andrew.

Title Democracy's muse : how Thomas Jefferson became an FDR liberal, a Reagan Republican, and a Tea Party fanatic, all the while being dead / Andrew Burstein.

Publication Info. Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  320.01 B94    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Political setting -- "Eternal hostility against every form of tyranny": nineteen forty-three -- "His mind liberal and accommodating": when John F. Kennedy dined in company -- "We confide in our own strength": the Reagan revolution(ary) -- "The boisterous ocean of political passions": Jefferson since William Jefferson Clinton -- Part II. Culture wars -- "Misery enough, but no poetry": race and the remaking of a symbol -- "Abortion to their hopes": Jefferson versus religious authority -- "History becomes fable": yesterday's future.
Subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Political and social views.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Influence.
Persuasion (Rhetoric) -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Political oratory -- United States -- History.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. (OCoLC)fst00040754
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) (OCoLC)fst00972484
Persuasion (Rhetoric) -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst01058899
Political and social views. (OCoLC)fst01353986
Political oratory. (OCoLC)fst01069380
Rhetoric -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst01096959
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780813937229 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813937221 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813937236 (e-book)
Standard No. 40024773863
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