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Democracy's Muse

How Thomas Jefferson Became an FDR Liberal, a Reagan Republican, and a Tea Party Fanatic, All the While Being Dead

Democracy's Muse( )
Author: Burstein, Andrew
ISBN:978-0-8139-3982-7
Publication Date:Feb 2017
Publisher:University of Virginia Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

In political speech, Thomas Jefferson is the eternal flame. No other member of the founding generation has served the agendas of both Left and Right with greater vigor. When Franklin Roosevelt dedicated the iconic Jefferson Memorial on the founder's two hundredth birthday, in 1943, he declared the triumph of liberal humanism. Harry Truman claimed Jefferson as his favorite president, too. And yet Ronald Reagan was as great a Jefferson admirer as any Democrat. He had a go-to file of...
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Book Details
Pages:270
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric
Political Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds



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