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The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed

Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family
Title
The Hemingses of Monticello
Title remainder
an American family
Statement of responsibility
Annette Gordon-Reed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Hemingses of Monticello is Annette Gordon-Reed's "riveting history" of the Hemings family, whose story comes to life in this researched and moving work. Gordon-Reed unearths startling new information about the Hemingses, Jefferson, and his white family. Although the book presents a detailed portrait of Sarah Hemings, who bore seven children by Jefferson over the course of their thirty-eight-year liaison, The Hemingses of Monticello tells more than the story of her life with Jefferson and their children. The Hemingses as a whole take their rightful place in the narrative of the family's extraordinary engagement with one of history's most important figures."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gordon-Reed, Annette
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Monticello (Va.)
  • Albemarle County (Va.)
  • Slaves
  • African American families
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • Racially mixed people
  • Hemings family.
  • Hemings, Sally
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Hemings, Sally
  • Monticello (Va.)
Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 737-753) and index
Contents
  • Chronology of the Hemings Family.
  • p. 11
  • Preface.
  • p. 15
  • Introduction.
  • p. 21
  • Pt. I.
  • Origins
  • 1.
  • Young Elizabeth's World.
  • p. 37
  • 2.
  • John Wayles: The Immigrant.
  • p. 57
  • 3.
  • Children of No One.
  • p. 77
  • 4.
  • Thomas Jefferson.
  • p. 91
  • 5.
  • First Monticello.
  • p. 111
  • 6.
  • In the Home of a Revolutionary.
  • p. 131
  • Pt. II.
  • Vaunted Scene of Europe
  • 7.
  • "A Particular Purpose".
  • p. 153
  • 8.
  • James Hemings: The Provincial Abroad.
  • p. 169
  • 9.
  • "Isabel Or Sally Will Come".
  • p. 191
  • 10.
  • Dr. Sutton.
  • p. 209
  • 11.
  • Rhythms of the City.
  • p. 224
  • 12.
  • Eve of Revolution.
  • p. 249
  • 13.
  • "During That Time".
  • p. 264
  • 14.
  • Sarah Hemings: The Fatherless Girl in a Patriarchal Society.
  • p. 290
  • 15.
  • Teenagers and the Woman.
  • p. 308
  • 16.
  • 'His Promises, on Which She Implicitly Relied".
  • p. 326
  • 17.
  • "The Treaty" and "Did They Love Each Other?".
  • p. 353
  • 18.
  • Return.
  • p. 376
  • Pt. III.
  • On the Mountain
  • 19.
  • Hello and Goodbye.
  • p. 397
  • 20.
  • Equillibrium.
  • p. 414
  • 21.
  • Brothers.
  • p. 437
  • 22.
  • Philadelphia.
  • p. 455
  • 23.
  • Exodus.
  • p. 480
  • 24.
  • Second Monticello.
  • p. 504
  • 25.
  • Into the Future, Echoes from the Past.
  • p. 521
  • 26.
  • Ocean of Life.
  • p. 540
  • 27.
  • Public World and the Private Domain.
  • p. 562
  • 28.
  • "Measurably Happy": The Children of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings.
  • p. 586
  • 29.
  • Retirement for One, Not for All.
  • p. 606
  • 30.
  • Endings and Beginnings.
  • p. 629
  • Epilogue.
  • p. 655
  • Acknowledgments.
  • p. 663
  • Notes.
  • p. 669
  • Selected Bibliography.
  • p. 737
  • Index.
  • p. 755
Control code
ocn225087744
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
798 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393064773
Lccn
2008014642
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family, Annette Gordon-Reed
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 737-753) and index
Contents
  • Chronology of the Hemings Family.
  • p. 11
  • Preface.
  • p. 15
  • Introduction.
  • p. 21
  • Pt. I.
  • Origins
  • 1.
  • Young Elizabeth's World.
  • p. 37
  • 2.
  • John Wayles: The Immigrant.
  • p. 57
  • 3.
  • Children of No One.
  • p. 77
  • 4.
  • Thomas Jefferson.
  • p. 91
  • 5.
  • First Monticello.
  • p. 111
  • 6.
  • In the Home of a Revolutionary.
  • p. 131
  • Pt. II.
  • Vaunted Scene of Europe
  • 7.
  • "A Particular Purpose".
  • p. 153
  • 8.
  • James Hemings: The Provincial Abroad.
  • p. 169
  • 9.
  • "Isabel Or Sally Will Come".
  • p. 191
  • 10.
  • Dr. Sutton.
  • p. 209
  • 11.
  • Rhythms of the City.
  • p. 224
  • 12.
  • Eve of Revolution.
  • p. 249
  • 13.
  • "During That Time".
  • p. 264
  • 14.
  • Sarah Hemings: The Fatherless Girl in a Patriarchal Society.
  • p. 290
  • 15.
  • Teenagers and the Woman.
  • p. 308
  • 16.
  • 'His Promises, on Which She Implicitly Relied".
  • p. 326
  • 17.
  • "The Treaty" and "Did They Love Each Other?".
  • p. 353
  • 18.
  • Return.
  • p. 376
  • Pt. III.
  • On the Mountain
  • 19.
  • Hello and Goodbye.
  • p. 397
  • 20.
  • Equillibrium.
  • p. 414
  • 21.
  • Brothers.
  • p. 437
  • 22.
  • Philadelphia.
  • p. 455
  • 23.
  • Exodus.
  • p. 480
  • 24.
  • Second Monticello.
  • p. 504
  • 25.
  • Into the Future, Echoes from the Past.
  • p. 521
  • 26.
  • Ocean of Life.
  • p. 540
  • 27.
  • Public World and the Private Domain.
  • p. 562
  • 28.
  • "Measurably Happy": The Children of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings.
  • p. 586
  • 29.
  • Retirement for One, Not for All.
  • p. 606
  • 30.
  • Endings and Beginnings.
  • p. 629
  • Epilogue.
  • p. 655
  • Acknowledgments.
  • p. 663
  • Notes.
  • p. 669
  • Selected Bibliography.
  • p. 737
  • Index.
  • p. 755
Control code
ocn225087744
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
798 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393064773
Lccn
2008014642
Other physical details
ill., map

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