Notes on the State of Virginia (Paperback)

Notes on the State of Virginia By Thomas Jefferson, Frank Shuffelton (Introduction by), Frank Shuffelton (Notes by) Cover Image
By Thomas Jefferson, Frank Shuffelton (Introduction by), Frank Shuffelton (Notes by)
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Jefferson’s chronicle of the natural, social, and political history of Virginia is at once a scientific discourse, an attempt to define America, and a brilliant examination of the idea of freedom.

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About the Author


Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826) was the third president of the United States (1801–1809), the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and one of the most beloved and revered Founding Fathers of the United States of America.

Frank Shuffelton was an eminent scholar and critic of American literature. He taught at the University of Rochester for almost 40 years and served as a professor and chair of the Department of English. He published two books on Thomas Jefferson, including Thomas Jefferson: A Comprehensive, Annotated Bibliography, and edited Jefferson’s Notes on the State of VirginiaLetters of John and Abigail Adams, and The Cambridge Companion to Thomas Jefferson. He died in 2010.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780140436679
ISBN-10: 0140436677
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: December 1st, 1998
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Penguin Classics