[Ebook] ↠ Mr. Jeffersons Women Author Jon Kukla – Thomashillier.co.uk

Mr. Jeffersons Women From The Acclaimed Author Of A Wilderness So Immense Comes A Pioneering Study Of Thomas Jefferson S Relationships With Women, Both Personal And Political The Author Of The Declaration Of Independence, Who Wrote The Words All Men Are Created Equal, Was Surprisingly Uncomfortable With Woman In Eight Chapters, Kukla Examines The Evidence For The Founding Father S Youthful Misogyny, Beginning With His Awkward Courtship Of Rebecca Burwell, Who Declined Jefferson S Marriage Proposal, And His Unwelcome Advances Toward The Wife Of A Boyhood Friend Subsequent Chapters Describe His Decade Long Marriage To Martha Wayles Skelton, His Flirtation With Maria Cosway, And The Still Controversial Relationship With Sally Hemings A Riveting Study Of A Complex Man, Mr Jefferson S Women Is Sure To Spark Debate From The Trade Paperback Edition.


10 thoughts on “Mr. Jeffersons Women

  1. says:

    When you hear the name Thomas Jefferson, who do you envision Eloquent author of the Declaration of Independence Sure Savvy third president of the United States whose Louisiana Purchase doubled the United States land mass and opened the west for exploration Of course Handsome, debonair gentleman skilled at wooing all the colonial ladies WRONG So very, very wrong.In an exceptionally well researched study of Jefferson s relationships with the five women of his own generation with whom he When you hear the name Thomas Jefferson, who do you envision Eloquent author of the Declaration of Independence Sure Savvy third presid...


  2. says:

    Adult nonfiction History biography An interesting account of what our third president really thought about the fairer sex or as he termed it, the weaker sex If we take his relationships with and corresp...


  3. says:

    A refreshingly unsentimental and unjudgemental examination of Thomas Jefferson s relationships with the women in his life.Quite interesting.


  4. says:

    This look at Thomas Jefferson offers fresh insights into his relationships with women, including Sally Hemings.I much preferred the book The Hemmings of Monticello.


  5. says:

    intereseting insight into one of America s founding fathers from the viewpoint of his relationships with women


  6. says:

    How disconcerting to learn of the vices of men I will leave women out, as fitting to his sentiments regarding them I am reading Dumas Malone s farsympathetic biography of T Jefferson and found this book to bedirect, but sadly so The seeming contradictions in this intelligent and complex historical figure make me wonder, if I may, What would Jefferson do if he were plunked down in 2014 How would he feel about his behavior and beliefs Was he merely a product of his culture D How disconcerting to learn of the vices of men I will leave women out, as fitting to his sentiments regarding them I am reading Dumas Malone s farsympathetic biography o...


  7. says:

    Back in 1999, soon after the Hemings Jefferson DNA test results were announced, I was at a history conference where people like Peter Onuf and Annette Gordon Reed were discussing the implications of the test results Many comments were made about the nature of their relationship from loving to rape I commented to the person next to me that we d never figure that out until we knewabout Jefferson s relationships with other women At the time I was busy writing about the Louisiana Pur Back in 1999, soon after the Hemings Jefferson DNA test results were announced, I was at a history conference where people like Peter Onuf and Annette Gordon Reed were discussing the implications of the test results Many comments were made about the nature of their relationship from loving to rape I commented to the person next to me that we d never figure that out until we knewabout Jefferson s relationships with other women At the time I was busy writing about the Louisiana Purchase, but when I finished I headed to the libraries looking for the book about Jefferson and women I was sure someone had already written Nope So I ended ...


  8. says:

    A Worthy Topic Poorly WrittenThis is a good book about an interesting and worthy topic In fact, as Kukla states himself it is surprising there is no other book on this topic With that said, this is not a well written book Kukla is a capable story teller, but his style is uneven and his 21st century values come through too strongly in the text with regards to his 18th century subject.Early chapters are lost in the details The reader really does not need to know whom Jefferson s friend s br A Worthy Topic Poorly WrittenThis is a good book about an interesting and worthy topic In fact, as Kukla states himself it is surprising there is no other book on this topic With that said, this is not a ...


  9. says:

    Mr Jefferson s Women Hardcover by Jon Kukla


  10. says:

    Thomas Jefferson was apparently a paradox of a man Drawn to strong women but also felt they belonged on the other side of the domestic divide, he managed to love and obsess over only a handful in his lifetime.It was interesting, a bit dry, and not at all sexy Try as I might, I couldn t banish the vision of Nick Nolte playing Jefferson from my mind, so it made the work that muchdifficult to truly enjoy The author was knowledgable in the subject, impressively so However, much of what the Thomas Jefferson was apparently a paradox of a man Drawn to strong women but also felt they belonged on the other side of the domestic divide, he managed to love and obsess over only a handful in his lifetime.It was interesting, a bit dry, and not at all sexy Try as I might, I couldn t banish the vision of Nick Nolte playing Jefferson from my mind, so it made the work that muchdifficult to truly enjoy The author was knowledgable in the subject, impressively so ...


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