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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. She is the author of Thomas Jefferson: The American Presidents Series: The 3rd President, 1801-1809.

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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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Thomas Jefferson

The American Presidents

Joyce Appleby; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., General Editor

An illuminating analysis of the man whose name is synonymous with American democracyFew presidents have embodied the American spirit as fully as Thomas Jefferson. He was the originator...

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