(028178) Kennedy, Roger G. Mr. Jefferson's Lost
Cause: Land, Farmers, Slvery, And The Louisiana Purchase. New York: Oxford
Univ. Press, 2003. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 350 pages. Fine in Fine DJ.
B&W Illustrations. Thomas Jefferson advocated a republic of small farmers.
Yet as president he presided over a massive expansion of the slaveholding
plantation system, squeezing the yeomanry to the fringes and to less desirable
farmland. The author examines the gap between Jefferson's stated aspirations and
what actually happened. ISBN: 0195153472 (Jefferson, Thomas, Slavery,
Plantation Owners, Family Farms)