Master of the Mountain

Master of the Mountain

Is there anything new to say about Thomas Jefferson and slavery? The answer is a resounding yes. Master of the Mountain, Henry Wiencek's eloquent, persuasive book—based on new information coming from archaeological work at Monticello and on hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Jefferson's papers—opens up a huge, poorly understood dimension of Jefferson's world. We must, Wiencek suggests, follow the money.

So far, historians have offered only easy irony… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 16, 2012)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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