Joyce Appleby

Joyce Appleby is professor emerita, University of California, Los Angeles, and was president of both the Organization of American Historians and the American Historical Association.

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Thomas Jefferson by Joyce Appleby--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Joyce Appleby's biography Thomas Jefferson, part of The American Presidents Series. Few presidents have embodied the American spirit as fully as Thomas Jefferson. He was the originator of so many of the founding principles of American democracy. Politically, he shuffled off the centralized authority of the Federalists, working toward a more diffuse and minimalist leadership.

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The Best American History Essays 2006

Edited by Joyce Appleby for the Organization of American Historians
Palgrave Macmillan

This collection brings to the public ten of the best articles in American history published in the last year and selected from over three hundred learned and...

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Thomas Jefferson
The American Presidents
Joyce Appleby; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., General Editor
Times Books

An illuminating analysis of the man whose name is synonymous with American democracy Few presidents have embodied the American spirit as fully as Thomas...

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