Framing A Legend

Framing A Legend

Exposing the Distorted History of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings

eBook - 2013
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"It is accepted by most acholars that Thomas Jefferson had a lengthy affair with his slave Sally Hemings and fathered at least one of her children. This conclusion is based on a 1998 DNA study published in Nature and on the work of historian Annette Gordon-Reed, assumed by many to be the last word on the subject. But as author M. Andrew Holowchak argues compellingly in this eye-opening investigation, the DNA evidence is inconclusive and there are remarkable flaws in the leading historical scholarship purporting to show such a liasion." -- Book jacket.
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2013
ISBN: 9781616147303
Branch Call Number: EBOOK 973 H7413 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (296 pages) : illustrations


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