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Here, Thomas Jefferson stands silent and stoic, silhouetted against an orange fading sky, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.811 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(flanked, perhaps even incarcerated, by the appropriately neo-classical columns of the Memorial. It is a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.555 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(graceful cover, and one that helps draw the reader immediately to the importance of the subject, and the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(domination of Jefferson over that subject matter. In a period not lacking in heroes and great figures, Thomas )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Jefferson sits astride the fifty years beginning with the outbreak of the American War for Independence like )] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(no other of his contemporaries. Author of the Declaration of Independence, Third President of the United )] TJ ET BT 34.016 173.531 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(States, and prolific correspondent, Jefferson asserted an awesome political presence and left an unmatched )] TJ ET BT 34.016 159.275 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(legacy of political wisdom and reflection on the emerging republicanism of the newly united States. Indeed, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 145.019 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Jefferson, unlike any other President, imparted his own name to the era following the American Revolution. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 130.763 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The 'Age of Jefferson' or 'Jeffersonian America' has no parallels. Not even Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt )] TJ ET BT 34.016 116.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(or Kennedy have quite dominated their eras in the same way that Jefferson has come to be associated with )] TJ ET BT 34.016 102.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the period spanning the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries - the crucial years of the early )] TJ ET BT 34.016 87.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Republic.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(It is perhaps fitting, then, that )] TJ ET BT 178.676 61.739 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Jeffersonian America)] TJ ET BT 281.660 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( has found a place in Blackwell's 'Problems in American )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.699 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.443 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(305)] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.187 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 541.931 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Wednesday, 1 January, 2003)] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.675 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Author:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.419 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Peter Onuf)] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.163 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Leonard Sadosky)] TJ ET BT 34.016 484.907 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.651 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(9781557869227)] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.395 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.139 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2001)] TJ ET BT 34.016 427.883 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.627 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(50.00)] TJ ET BT 34.016 399.371 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 385.115 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(279pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 370.859 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 356.603 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Blackwell)] TJ ET BT 34.016 342.347 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 328.091 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Oxford)] TJ ET BT 34.016 313.835 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 299.579 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Michael McDonnell)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 15 0 R >> endobj 15 0 obj << /Length 7656 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(History' series, fortuitously edited by one of the pre-eminent scholars of early American history, Jack P. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Greene. Each volume in the series is supposed to focus on a central theme in American history and provide )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(greater analytical depth and historiographic coverage than standard textbook discussions. The series editor, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Jack P. Greene, wants to provide 'in highly interpretive texts the unresolved questions of American history )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that are central to current debates and concerns': in short, brief syntheses of large subjects. The texts are )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(supposed to be concise enough to be supplemented either with primary readings or core textbooks. Other )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(texts in the series so far include Ronald Edsforth's )] TJ ET BT 277.148 710.933 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The New Deal)] TJ ET BT 345.812 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(2000\), Jacqueline Jones' )] TJ ET BT 472.280 710.933 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(A Social History )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(of the Laboring Classes )] TJ ET BT 151.364 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1999\), and Donna R. Gabbacia's )] TJ ET BT 313.820 696.677 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Immigration and American Diversity )] TJ ET BT 494.468 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(2002\), )] TJ ET BT 34.016 682.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(among others.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Jefferson and Jefferson's America is an appropriate yet particularly taxing subject for such a treatment. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Appropriate because historians have created a powerful but often overwhelming industry surrounding )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Jefferson, his life, politics, philosophy, morality, and legacy. Taxing because part of the reason so much has )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(been written about Jefferson is not just because of his influential role in the early Republic, but also because )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the sheer scale, complexity, and ambiguity of his literary and political legacy. In the flood of literature - )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(much of it particularly polemical - Jefferson himself sometimes gets drowned. Different schools of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interpretation use Jefferson for all kinds of different arguments. Nor does Jefferson help himself; in a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(political career spanning over fifty years, Jefferson's public pronouncements are often elusive, opaque and/or )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contradictory.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Authors Peter Onuf and Leonard Sadosky want to rescue Jefferson from this rising tide of confusing )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interpretive currents. They are well qualified for the job. Leonard Sadosky is a PhD student with Peter Onuf, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(who in turn is the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor at the University of Virginia. Sadosky )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(brings to the book the fresh perspective and enthusiasm of a postgraduate student, while Onuf is well known )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and respected for his work - often collaborative - on Jefferson and his era. The main message of this book, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Onuf and Sadosky argue, is that Jefferson had a fairly clear goal. He endeavoured to create a perfect )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(republic: 'a community whose politics, economy, and social life were governed, within and without, solely )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(by republican principles'.\(p. 1\) His struggle to do so, they assert, illuminates the history of the first fifty )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(years of the United States. Thus 'America' in this period can be seen 'in some meaningful sense' definitively )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to be 'Jeffersonian'.\(p. 1\))] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(With this ambitious goal in mind, then, the authors break the book down into four chapters that really )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(amount to rich but separate and discrete interpretive essays. After an introduction that provides an all too )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(brief overview of political events leading up to Jefferson's election as President - the 'Revolution of 1800' - )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and beyond, the first chapter looks in detail at the 'Republican Revolution'. Here, the authors document the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(spread and depth of support for Jefferson and the emerging Republican party over the years leading up to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(election of 1800. Jefferson's own base of support in Virginia - principally independent white yeoman )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(farmers - not only helped solidify support throughout the southern states, but also contributed heavily to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(formation of Jefferson's political philosophy. Following a line laid down long ago by Edmund S. Morgan in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(American Slavery, American Freedom)] TJ ET BT 218.636 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(Norton; New York, 1975\), the authors argue that slavery and the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(absence of any serious divisions among whites in Virginia allowed Jefferson to think more expansively )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(about the possibilities of reforming society on strict republican principles. For Jefferson, the principal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(challenges to doing so came from above and below. Jefferson believed that ordinary property-holding whites )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(had to be awakened to their duty as active citizens in their own republic. On the other hand, he believed that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the greatest threat to a republic was the power of an 'aristocracy' - variously defined by Jefferson and his )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(followers throughout the period to include any potentially dangerous concentrations of wealth and influence, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(including an enlarged Federal government.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The juxtaposition of the 'vicious few' and the 'virtuous many' became a key tool in the Jeffersonian box of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(political rhetoric in the acrimonious years following the ratification of the Constitution. At the same time, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the protean nature of such terms enabled Republican support to spread beyond the borders of Virginia. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 78.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Indeed, the authors show that the genius of Republicanism lay in the fact that it could be so many different )] TJ ET BT 34.016 64.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(things to so many different people. In the northern states, especially, political leaders adapted opposition )] TJ ET BT 34.016 49.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(thought to local circumstances and employed Republican rhetoric in partisan competitions that already had a )] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 17 0 R >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Length 7489 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(long lineage. At the same time, though, the simplicity of the Republican message meant that most could )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(believe that they shared common principles. In an important sense in this pre-party age, Republicans )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(everywhere could believe that they truly represented the 'people' and were not a national party at all. The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Federalists were instead pictured as enemies of the people - counter-revolutionary enemies. Thus, the real )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(triumph of 1800, for Jefferson, was that the people themselves had once again saved the republic by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reaffirming the principles of the Revolution.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Chapter Two, 'Little Republics', explores the far-reaching nature of Jefferson's republicanism. For Jefferson, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(a virtuous and active citizenry was vital to the health of a republican nation. Jefferson's ideal citizen was the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(independent yeoman farmer, capable of providing for his own family and ensuring his sons' independence at )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(maturity. The family was central in Jefferson's vision and was a little republic in its own right, created by a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(free act of consent between sovereign and equal individuals. Though in practice women had few rights, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(especially once married, the republican husband had a duty to respect and honour his wife. In turn, though )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(women could not participate fully in civic life, they also had a duty as equal citizens in the new republic to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(domesticate and moralize the 'boisterous passions' of their republican husbands. Wives thus played an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(important role in creating and helping to re-create republican domesticity - the defining characteristic of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(which was the reproduction of the autonomous \(and self-sufficient\) household form. Republican households, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(however, were in turn also connected to others through a vast and growing array of \(usually fraternal\) )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [('associations' designed to redevelop and redefine new republican social and cultural values. Thus with the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(family as the basic building block, the nation was 'linked in an ascending series of 'republics', each )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [('sovereign' in its own sphere'.\(p. 82\) The genius of Republican culture, the authors assert, was to create a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(new American nationalism based on the connections between these different republican identities: between )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(families, local communities, and the many groups the 'good American' could join \(churches, fraternal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(associations, and even business enterprises\) while they pursued their happiness.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Chapter Three explores the simple but pervasive premise underlying Jefferson's conception of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(importance of the 'pursuit of happiness' - particularly in the realm of the political economy of the early )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Republic. Freed from the restrictions of a hierarchical social order that supposedly denied the humanity and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(natural rights of the vast majority of its subjects, American citizens could freely pursue happiness in their )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(own ways. Happiness lay in the enjoyment of the personal autonomy and independence which allowed that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(free pursuit, but success was of course also measured by the accumulation of property and the formation of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(families. The independent yeoman farmer was again at the heart of this vision, and for Jefferson, the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(republican state existed only to create opportunities for free men to improve themselves. Paradoxically, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(however, this meant that government might act in ways that seemed to enlarge its powers way beyond what )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(even Federalists in opposition thought were healthy. Republicans called on the state to encourage foreign )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and domestic trade, in improving transportation facilities, and in promoting economic development in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(general. Yet a republican government created by and for independent property-holding citizens could also )] TJ ET BT 34.016 273.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(steal Native American land through state-sponsored war and diplomacy. Moreover, the retention and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(expansion of slavery was also in large measure dependent on state support and the coercive power of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(government. Onuf and Sadosky enjoy exploring the apparent paradoxes between Jeffersonian ideals of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(independence and self-sufficiency, and the almost routine use of government to facilitate the pursuit of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(happiness. Indeed, they claim that the genius of Republicanism lay in its apparent ability to 'reconcile the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(dialectic between liberty and power that defined the political world of the founding generation'.\(pp. 7-8\))] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The final chapter looks outwards, to the new nation's relations with other states. Tracing the issues and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(problems confronting the new union of republics from the Revolution to the early nineteenth century, the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(authors here explore the ways in which Americans defined their sovereignty and their sovereign nation )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(status, and grappled with its attendant dilemmas. Indeed, in struggling for self-preservation within a factious )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [('Atlantic States System', Republicans and Federalists alike were forced to confront the limits of their own )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(extended republic. As the federal government assumed greater sovereignty over foreign diplomacy, both )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(states and individuals worried that such concentrations of power would undermine cherished republican )] TJ ET BT 34.016 76.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(principles and destroy the union. The ultimate irony lay in the fact that Jefferson's model world order of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(peaceful republican states was constantly threatened by almost continuous foreign conflict and war and )] TJ ET endstream endobj 18 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 19 0 R >> endobj 19 0 obj << /Length 7449 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(internal dissension. Moreover, it was the Republicans - Jefferson's heirs - not the Federalists, who brought )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(America into a second European war in which they did not hesitate to use the full extent of state power to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(preserve the union, even at the expense of constitutional principles. In the end, Jefferson himself remained )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ambiguous, even pessimistic about the future of the federal republic and extended union. He was right to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(have doubts: the tensions engendered by a republic of republics - each supposedly capable of defining and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(pursuing their common interests - would only be resolved by a war between the States that started a mere 34 )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(years after Jefferson died.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(These brief summaries cannot do justice to the range of arguments, nuanced interpretations, and extensive )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historiographic asides that the authors employ in this text. It is a rich book that moves well beyond )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(summarising principal lines of Jeffersonian scholarship and provides much food for thought for those who )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(might tackle Jefferson yet. But for these same reasons, it is difficult to see how this book can and will be )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(used in the classroom. The series goal is to provide concise books that can supplement a textbook, or )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(perhaps for the advanced student, a text itself that could be supplemented with other readings, including )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(primary sources. Though challenging and provocative at times, few undergraduates, even advanced students, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(will persevere through the sometimes dense interpretive text, especially if they have just waded through a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(textbook. The book might yet be used as a core text in an advanced undergraduate class. However, few )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(markers help the slower readers along, and the uninterrupted pages of text will make even the hardiest )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(student blanch. Nor will they be helped by the organization of the book. The interpretive essays make for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(wide-ranging arguments, but the reader is often left floundering in a sea of detail and diverse arguments that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(do not make for a straightforward read.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(More likely, postgraduate students and academics will enjoy this book most, and they will welcome the high )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(level of abstraction, debate, and discussion of the most important issues of the period. Moreover, a detailed, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(up-to-date bibliography is an invaluable asset for any further research by students and scholars alike. The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(annotated bibliography runs to almost forty pages, and covers influential monographs and journal articles on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(virtually every issue covered in the book. Thus the book is, in short, a treasure trove for scholars of Jefferson )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and his age, whether they are beginning new research or wanting to reengage or catch-up with the sometimes )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(overwhelming volume of work on 'Jeffersonian America'.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(One final caveat, however. In an important sense, this book is far more about Jefferson, or Jefferson's view )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of America, than it is about Jeffersonian America. It is not that Onuf and Sadosky are oblivious to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(presence of those amongst whom Jefferson lived, who toiled for Jefferson, or simply disagreed with )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Jefferson. Both scholars are aware of those 'below' Jefferson and at times draw from recent, rich and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(engaging literature that does full justice to the many people who lived during the era. Rather, in dissecting )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and analysing Jefferson's carefully-crafted vision for the republic, the authors give the impression that there )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(are few who counted in Jefferson's world apart from himself, an idealised citizenry, and fellow Republican )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and Federalist elites. Few other people make an appearance in the book. Though the authors pay lip service )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to the historical presence and agency of other people, the book never really moves beyond Jefferson's own )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(world. Onuf and Sadosky do at times stop and separate out Jefferson's idealised view from the messy reality, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(but the language employed implies too often that they are one and the same. Though the authors are at pains )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to emphasise the contingency of the period, the readers are never given a sense of the sometimes painful )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(challenges, interactions, and conflicts that created the world in which Jefferson lived, and thought.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Returning to the cover photograph, closer inspection brings to consciousness the presence of a tiny figure at )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the foot of the statue of Jefferson - a figure that is at first unnoticed. Perhaps intentionally, the photographer )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(has given Jefferson a cellmate within the columns of the Memorial. Not an admiring tourist, nor even a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contemplative bureaucrat or politician come to draw inspiration from the man, myth, or memorial. Rather, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the tiny figure dwarfed by the statute is a cleaner, labouring away with mop or brush, sweeping the day's dirt )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and debris from Jefferson's view, helping to ensure that the Jefferson Memorial continues to stand as an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(appropriately pristine monument to the man and the period. Jefferson gazes ahead, eyes directed forward far )] TJ ET BT 34.016 78.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(above the cleaner, oblivious to the presence below him. In a book dedicated to understanding the complex )] TJ ET BT 34.016 64.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(thought of such a monumental presence on the landscape, Onuf and Sadosky should be congratulated on the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 49.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(richness and timeliness of their interpretation. This is certainly a convincing book about Jefferson's America. )] TJ ET endstream endobj 20 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 22 0 R ] /Contents 21 0 R >> endobj 21 0 obj << /Length 1113 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Yet because we never see the view from the cleaner's floor, the authors do not quite succeed in convincing )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this reader that all America during this period was definitively Jeffersonian.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The authors are pleased to accept this review and do not wish to comment further)] TJ ET BT 34.016 729.701 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Other reviews:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 715.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([2])] TJ ET 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.391 710.719 526.499 1.500 re S BT 34.016 692.939 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Source URL:)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 104.672 692.939 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/305)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 104.672 691.545 m 322.316 691.545 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 666.568 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Links:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 652.168 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([1] http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/item/1528)] TJ ET BT 34.016 637.768 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([2] http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews)] TJ ET endstream endobj 22 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 23 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 104.6717 691.8595 322.3157 703.7395 ] >> endobj 23 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/305) >> endobj xref 0 24 0000000000 65535 f 0000000008 00000 n 0000000073 00000 n 0000000119 00000 n 0000000349 00000 n 0000000386 00000 n 0000000530 00000 n 0000000612 00000 n 0000004733 00000 n 0000004842 00000 n 0000004952 00000 n 0000005061 00000 n 0000008622 00000 n 0000008750 00000 n 0000008834 00000 n 0000008899 00000 n 0000016608 00000 n 0000016673 00000 n 0000024215 00000 n 0000024280 00000 n 0000031782 00000 n 0000031866 00000 n 0000033032 00000 n 0000033160 00000 n trailer << /Size 24 /Root 1 0 R /Info 5 0 R >> startxref 33255 %%EOF