Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause: Land, Farmers, Slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase

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Contents
Acknowledgmentsxi
Chronologyxiii
PART ONE The Land and Mr. Jefferson1
CHAPTER 1
Choices and Consequences Rain in Virginia and Its Results
Lessons for Yeomen Pasteur, Wilson, and the Three Sisters
Yeomen, Planters, and the Land Cheap Land and Slave Labor
5
CHAPTER 2
Washington, Jefferson, Three Worthies, and Plantation Migrancy
Philosophers in the Parlor and Lessons on the Land
Westward Sweeps the Course of Desolation
The Gospel of Garland Harmon
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CHAPTER 3
The Way Not Taken The Makers of a New Order Jefferson's Epitaph
Disestablishing the Grandees The Brotherhood The Unpropitiated Son
Monticello Again Jefferson and Democracy
Jefferson and the Family Farmer
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