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The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family
Annette Gordon-Reed
Adult Nonfiction E332.74 .G67 2008

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ContentsPage
Chronology of the Hemings Familyp. 11
Prefacep. 15
Introductionp. 21
Part I - Origins
1 - Young Elizabeth's Worldp. 37
2 - John Wayles: The Immigrantp. 57
3 - The Children of No Onep. 77
4 - Thomas Jeffersonp. 91
5 - The First Monticellop. 111
6 - In the Home of a Revolutionaryp. 131
Part II - The Vaunted Scene of Europe
7 - "A Particular Purpose"p. 153
8 - James Hemings: The Provincial Abroadp. 169
9 - "Isabel or Sally Will Come"p. 191
10 - Dr. Suttonp. 209
11 - The Rhythms of the Cityp. 224
12 - The Eve of Revolutionp. 249
13 - "During That Time"p. 264
14 - Sarah Hemings: The Fatherless Girl in a Patriarchal Societyp. 290
15 - The Teenagers and the Womanp. 308
16 - "His Promises, on Which She Implicitly Relied"p. 326
17 - "The Treaty" and "Did they Love Each Other?"p. 353
18 - The Returnp. 376
Part III - On the Mountain
19 - Hello and Goodbyep. 397
20 - Equilibriump. 414
21 - The Brothersp. 437
22 - Philadelphiap. 455
23 - Exodusp. 480
24 - The Second Monticellop. 504
25 - Into the Future, Echoes from the Pastp. 521
26 - The Ocean of Lifep. 540
27 - The Public World and the Private Domainp. 562
28 - "Measurably Happy": The Children of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemingsp. 586
29 - Retirement for One, Not for Allp. 606
30 - Endings and Beginningsp. 629
Epiloguep. 655
Acknowledgmentsp. 663
Notesp. 669
Selected Bibliographyp. 737
Indexp. 755


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