Jefferson and His Time

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Jefferson and His Time
Author Dumas Malone
Country US
Genre history
Publisher University of Virginia Press
Publication date
1948–81
Pages 3300
Awards Pulitzer Prize for History

Jefferson and His Time is a six-volume biography of US President Thomas Jefferson by American historian Dumas Malone, published between 1948 and 1981.

The six volumes were published individually as follows:

  • Jefferson the Virginian (1948)
  • Jefferson and the Rights of Man (1951)
  • Jefferson and the Ordeal of Liberty (1962)
  • Jefferson the President: First Term, 1801-1805 (1970)
  • Jefferson the President: Second Term, 1805-1809 (1974)
  • The Sage of Monticello (1981)

His work on the series gave Malone a reputation as "the world's leading Jefferson scholar". For the fifth volume, he was awarded the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for History.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dumas Malone, Jefferson biographer=". Chicago Sun-Times.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). December 28, 1986. Retrieved December 9, 2012.