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Thomas Jefferson in France: A Savage from Virginia

Much is known about the many roles Thomas Jefferson played in this country’s development. Far less is known about his years in Europe, primarily France, and the impact of his experiences there. The course will begin with Jefferson’s departure for Europe.  We will follow his experiences and travels through both France and Europe, hoping to see “Jefferson’s Paris.”

Instructor Bio:

Shirley Midyette’s interest in the life of Thomas Jefferson has led her to learn more about his close friends as well as those who disliked him. Shirley has a degree in sociology and history from Wake Forest University and has worked at Monticello. She is president of Jefferson’s Virginia, hosting Historical Experience Tours.

Recommended Reading:

Brandt, Anthony, Ed. Thomas Jefferson Travels: Selected Writings, 1784-1789, 2007.

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
A207 Shirley Midyette 10:00-11:30 am A

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