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The Jeffersonian Vision, 1801-1815

The Art of American Power During the Early Republic

By William Nester

(H)152 x (W)228 mm, 280 pages, 8 maps, 9781597976763, £18.99, Hardback, Potomac Books, Inc.
12 January 2012

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  • Examines the fifteen crucial years from when Thomas Jefferson took the oath as the nation’s third president to the last shots fired at the Battle of New Orleans

    The Jeffersonian Vision, 1801–1815, reveals how the nation’s leaders understood and asserted power during those fifteen crucial years from when Thomas Jefferson took the oath as the nation’s third president to the last shots fired at the Battle of New Orleans in January 1815.

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