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The Jeffersons at Shadwell

The Jeffersons at Shadwell( )
Author: Kern, Susan
Series title:The Lamar Series in Western History Ser.
ISBN:978-0-300-15390-3
Publication Date:Sep 2010
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $61.99
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Merging archaeology, material culture, and social history, historian Susan Kern reveals the fascinating story of Shadwell, the birthplace of Thomas Jefferson and home to his parents, Jane and Peter Jefferson, their eight children, and over sixty slaves. Located in present-day Albemarle County, Virginia, Shadwell was at the time considered "the frontier." However, Kern demonstrates that Shadwell was no crude log cabin; it was, in fact, a well-appointed gentry house full of...
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