Best History Books of 2015 [SHOWING SLIDE 9 OF 22]
THE GREAT DIVIDE by Thomas Fleming
Kirkus Star
by Thomas Fleming

"Among historians, Jefferson's star has been falling for 50 years. Fleming's frank hostility puts him at the far end of the scale, but he makes a fascinating case that Jefferson's charisma—which peaked early with the Declaration of Independence—was accompanied by fanciful political beliefs that continue to exert a malign influence on the office of the presidency."
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