TITLE

Slander, poison, whispers, and fame: Jefferson's `Anas' and political gossip in the early republic

AUTHOR(S)
Freeman, Joanne B.
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Journal of the Early Republic;Spring95, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the collection of public papers and memoranda of Thomas Jefferson entitled `Anas'. `Anas' as the collection of table-talk, anecdotes or gossip; Effects of `Anas' towards Jefferson and the readers; Gossip as the `life and soul' of history according to Jefferson; Use of `Anas' for the indictment of Alexander Hamilton.
ACCESSION #
9508212966

Tags: JEFFERSON, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Political & social views;  POLITICAL science

 

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