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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
Discusses the story of the Hemingses, an American slave family that had blood ties to Thomas Jefferson, who had an intimate relationship with Sally Hemings, his slave, and covers how the family of Elizabeth Hemings and John Wayles came under ownership to Jefferson through his marriage to Martha Wayles
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize; National Book Award.
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon-Reed, Annette
Dewey number
973.460922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
E332.74
LC item number
.G67 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hemings, Sally
  • Hemings family
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Hemings family
  • Hemings, Sally
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Hemings, Sally
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Slaves
  • African American families
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • Racially mixed people
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • Families
  • Racially mixed people
  • Slaves
  • Familie
  • HISTORY/United States/Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)/
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE/Slavery/
  • HISTORY/United States/Colonial Period (1600-1775)/
  • HISTORY/United States/Civil War Period (1850-1877)/
  • Monticello (Va.)
  • Albemarle County (Va.)
  • United States
  • Virginia
  • Virginia
Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
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Publication
Note
Originally published: 2008
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 741-757) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Young Elizabeth's world -- John Wayles: the immigrant -- The children of no one -- Thomas Jefferson -- The first Monticello -- In the home of a revolutionary -- "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 -- 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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (802 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780393070033
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
31e2af60-489d-4b2c-8655-af6d1a57ca21
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915593695
  • ocn915593695
  • 2991989
Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2008
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 741-757) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Young Elizabeth's world -- John Wayles: the immigrant -- The children of no one -- Thomas Jefferson -- The first Monticello -- In the home of a revolutionary -- "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 -- 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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (802 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780393070033
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
31e2af60-489d-4b2c-8655-af6d1a57ca21
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915593695
  • ocn915593695
  • 2991989

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