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RB-10017-70

Unaffiliated Independent Scholar
Dumas Malone (Project Director: 07/01/1970 to present)

Jefferson and His Time

To facilitate completion of comprehensive, six-volume historical biography, Jefferson and His Time, of which four volumes have already been published, carrying the study to 1805. ABSTRACT: To facilitate completion of comprehensive, six-volume historical biography, Jefferson and His Time, of which four volumes (Jefferson the Virginian, Jefferson and the Rights of Man, Jefferson and the Ordeal of Liberty, Jefferson the President: First Term) have already been published, carrying the study to 1805. Jefferson's signficance in political, social and intellectual history given full-bodied treatment in this biography, especially his Presidential and retirement years, which have been treated only slightly to date by other historians. Study will cast light on enduring problems of the Presidency, aspects of America's political and intellectual development and bear directly on contemporary human problems such as civil rights, liberty, revolution, reform, pacifism. Jefferson's career relatecd to thse issues more than that of any other man of his generation. Funds for salaries, travel, supplies.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Bicentennial Histories

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$16,000 (approved)
$16,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1970 – 6/30/1971