Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings An American Controversy. Annette Gordon-Reed.

Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings An American Controversy

Hardcover, Charlottesvile: University Press of Virginia, 1997. First Edition. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. The author carefully assembled the evidence of Jefferson's sexual involvement with his slave Sally Hemmings and argues that previous historians did not give the evidence a fair hearing. This is the book that began the re-examination of evidence that, along with DNA testing from the Jefferson and Hemmings lines, led most of today's historians to the conclusion that Jefferson did father Hemmings' six children. No previous ownership marks. Text clean and bright. Spine gently bumped at both ends. Top page edge slightly soiled. Minor soiling to side page edge. Dust jacket is bright with some minor soiling to back panel. Minor rubbing to front panel. Dust jacket now protected in Mylar. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages. [Item #71382]

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