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Author Kern, Susan (Susan A.)

Title The Jeffersons at Shadwell / Susan Kern
Published London ; New Haven : Yale University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Lamar series in western history
Lamar series in western history.
Contents Introduction -- The house: the material world of the Jeffersons at Shadwell -- The household: making women's work apparent -- The home quarter : material culture and status -- The field quarters: slave life and field work -- Plantation business: Peter Jefferson at home -- The colony's business: Peter Jefferson's vantage -- The intangible legacies: creating and keeping family history -- Thomas Jefferson's Shadwell stories: family and slavery
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral-College of William and Mary)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-344) and index
Subject Jefferson, Jane, 1720-1776.
Jefferson, Peter, 1708-1757.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Birthplace.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Childhood and youth.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Virginia -- Albemarle County.
Plantation life -- Virginia -- Albemarle County -- History -- 18th century.
Albemarle County (Va.) -- Antiquities.
Shadwell (Va. : Plantation)
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300155700
9780300155709 (e-book)