The Hemingses of Monticello

The Hemingses of Monticello

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Traces the history of the Hemings family from early eighteenth-century Virginia to their dispersal after Thomas Jefferson's death in 1826, and describes their family ties to the third president against a backdrop of Revolutionary America and the French Revolution.This work catapults Gordon-Reed into the very first rank of historians of slavery.

Title:The Hemingses of Monticello
Author:Annette Gordon-Reed
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company - 2008


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