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Title Thomas Jefferson and the education of a citizen / edited by James Gilreath.
Imprint Washington : Library of Congress : [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor], 1999.

Subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. -- Congresses.
Citizenship -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Congresses.
Alt Name Gilreath, James, 1947-
Library of Congress.
Description xv, 383 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Note Essays published here were selected from a conference, held at the Library of Congress, May 13 to May 15, 1993; cosponsored by the Library's Rare Book and Special Collections Division, the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, and the Institute of Early American Culture at Williamsburg, Va.
Shipping list no.: 99-0028-S.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0844409650 (alk. paper) : $41.00
OCLC # 39229634
Table of Contents
 Preface / John Y. Cole 
 Acknowledgments / John Y. Cole, James Gilreath 
 Introduction / James Gilreath 
IThe Public and Private Spheres1
  Citizens and Families: A Jeffersonian Vision of Domestic Relations and Generational Change / Michael Grossberg3
  Binding Ties: The Public and Domestic Spheres in Jefferson's Letters to His Family / Frank Shuffelton28
  Beyond Education: Thomas Jefferson's "Republican" Revision of the Laws Regarding Children / Holly Brewer48
  Jefferson, the Family, and Civic Education / Jan Lewis63
IIAn Informed Citizenry77
  Jefferson and Literacy / Douglas L. Wilson79
  Bulwark of Revolutionary Liberty: Thomas Jefferson's and John Adams's Programs for an Informed Citizenry / Richard D. Brown91
  Thomas Jefferson and Legal Education in Revolutionary America / Herbert A. Johnson103
  "That Knowledge Most Useful to Us": Thomas Jefferson's Concept of Utility in the Education of Republican Citizens / Jennings L. Wagoner, Jr.115
  Education and Democracy: Summary and Comment / Benjamin R. Barber134
IIIInfluence of the Old and New Worlds153
  Thomas Jefferson and the Old World: Personal Experience in the Formation of Early Republican Ideals / Elizabeth Wirth Marvick155
  Why Slaves Can't Read: The Political Significance of Jefferson's Racism / James Oakes177
  Thomas Jefferson's Dualistic Perceptions of Native Americans / Donald A. Grinde, Jr.193
  The Old and the New Worlds: Summary and Comment / C. Vann Woodward209
IVA Republic of Citizens219
  Citizenship and Change in Jefferson's Constitutional Thought / David N. Mayer221
  Liberty and Virtue: Religion and Republicanism in Jeffersonian Thought / Eugene R. Sheridan242
  Ward Republics: The Wisest Invention for Self-Government / Suzanne W. Morse264
VAn International Perspective279
  The Education of Those Who Govern / Ralph Ketcham281
  Thomas Jefferson and His Conception of Happiness / Liu Zuochang295

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