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Details of Master of the Mountain

Master of the Mountain
Exact title of book
Master of the Mountain
Book author
Henry Wiencek
ISBN
9780374534028
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Published
Sep 03, 2013
Language
English
Format
PDF, FB2, EPUB, MOBI
Pages
368
File size (in PDF)
3312 kB

Some brief overview of book

Henry Wiencek's eloquent, persuasive Master of the Mountainbased on new information coming from archival research, archaeological work at Monticello, and hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Thomas Jefferson's own papersopens up a huge, poorly understood dimension of Jefferson's faraway world. We must, Wiencek suggests, follow the money. Wiencek's Jefferson is a man of business and public affairs who makes a success of his debt-ridden plantation thanks to what he calls the "silent profit" gained from his slavesand thanks to the skewed morals of the political and social world that he and thousands of others readily inhabited.

It is not a pretty story. Slave boys are whipped to make them work in the nail factory at Monticello that pays Jefferson's grocery bills. Slaves are bought, sold, given as gifts, and used as collateral for the loan that pays for Monticello's constructionwhile Jefferson composes theories that obscure the dynamics of what he himself called "the execrable commerce." Many people saw a catastrophe coming and tried to stop it, but not Jefferson.

The pursuit of happiness had become deeply corrupted, and an oligarchy was getting very rich. Is this the quintessential American story?

About book author

Wiencek, a nationally prominent historian and writer, is the author of several books, including The Hairstons An American Family in Black and White, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award in 1999, and An Imperfect God George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America (FSG, 2003). He lives with his wife and son in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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