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This page contains links to books, websites and other sources that provide a picture of America's first Renaissance Man and other related topics. We hope these help demonstrate how Thomas Jefferson and his work continue to influence our lives in the present day. Books and videos are linked to descriptions at the Amazon.com website.



Thomas Jefferson Biographies

Jefferson, the Virginian (Jefferson and His Time, Vol 1)
by Dumas Malone

Jefferson and the Rights of Man (Jefferson and His Time, Vol 2)
by Dumas Malone

Jefferson and the Ordeal of Liberty (Jefferson and His Time, Vol 3)
by Dumas Malone

Jefferson the President First Term, 1801-1805 (Jefferson and His Time, Vol 4)
by Dumas Malone

Jefferson the President Second Term (Jefferson and His Time, Vol 5)
by Dumas Malone

Sage of Monticello (Jefferson and His Time, Vol 6)
by Dumas Malone

Thomas Jefferson: A Life
by Willard Sterne Randall

Thomas Jefferson: Writings: Autobiography / Notes on the State of Virginia / Public and Private Papers / Addresses / Letters (Library of America) (note: contains Jefferson's autobiography)
by Thomas Jefferson, Merrill D. Peterson (Editor)

In Pursuit of Reason: The Life of Thomas Jefferson (Southern Biography Series)
by Noble E. Cunningham

Jefferson Himself: The Personal Narrative of a Many-Sided American (note: In Jefferson's words)
by Bernard Mayo (Editor)

Thomas Jefferson: Passionate Pilgrim: The Presidency, the Founding of the University and the Private Battle
by Alf J. Mapp

Jefferson: A Revealing Biography
by Page Smith

Thomas Jefferson: A Film by Ken Burns (video)



Thomas Jefferson on Education

Thomas Jefferson and the Education of a Citizen
by James Gilreath (Editor)

Thomas Jefferson: Writings: Autobiography / Notes on the State of Virginia / Public and Private Papers / Addresses / Letters (Library of America) (note: contains Jefferson's "A Bill for the More General Diffusion of Knowledge")
by Thomas Jefferson, Merrill D. Peterson (Editor)

Mr Jefferson's University: A History
by Virginius Dabney

Sage of Monticello (Jefferson and His Time, Vol 6)
by Dumas Malone

Thomas Jefferson: Passionate Pilgrim: The Presidency, the Founding of the University and the Private Battle (note: Founding of the University of Virginia)
by Alf J. Mapp



Thomas Jefferson on Science

Thomas Jefferson: Statesman of Science
by Silvio A. Bedini

Thomas Jefferson and the Sciences: An Original Anthology (Three Centuries of Science in America)
by I. Bernard Cohen (Editor)

Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder
by Jack McLaughlin

Monticello in Measured Drawings
by William L. Beiswanger (Editor), et al



Thomas Jefferson on Human Rights

Jeffersonian Legacies
by Peter S. Onuf (Editor)

The Wolf by the Ears: Thomas Jefferson and Slavery
by John Chester Miller

Slavery at Monticello (Monticello Monograph Series)
by Lucia Stanton



Thomas Jefferson on Religion

Jefferson Bible: The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth
by Thomas Jefferson, Forrest Church (Preface)

Jeffersonian Legacies
by Peter S. Onuf (Editor)

Thomas Jefferson: Writings: Autobiography / Notes on the State of Virginia / Public and Private Papers / Addresses / Letters (Library of America) (note: contains Jefferson's "Notes on the State of Virginia," Query XVII and "A Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom")
by Thomas Jefferson, Merrill D. Peterson (Editor)



Thomas Jefferson on the Formation of the U.S. and its Government

Thomas Jefferson: Writings: Autobiography / Notes on the State of Virginia / Public and Private Papers / Addresses / Letters (Library of America) (note: contains Jefferson's "A Summary View of the Rights of British America")
by Thomas Jefferson, Merrill D. Peterson (Editor)

What Kind of Nation: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, and the Epic Struggle to Create a United States
by James F. Simon

Account of Louisiana
by Thomas Jefferson

Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
by Stephen E. Ambrose

Inventing America: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence
by Garry Wills

American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns: The Suppressed History of Our Nation's Beginnings and the Heroic Newspaper That Tried to Report It
by Richard N. Rosenfeld, Edmund S. Morgan (Introduction)

Democracy in America
by Alexis de Tocqueville, et al

Liberty! The American Revolution (video)

Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (video)



Thomas Jefferson on Ethics, Leadership, Domestic Life, and Social Discourse

West Point: Character Leadership Education: A Book Developed from the Readings and Writings of Thomas Jefferson
by Norman Thomas Remick

Domestic Life of Thomas Jefferson
by Sarah Randolph

Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder
by Jack McLaughlin

Jefferson Himself: The Personal Narrative of a Many-Sided American (note: In Jefferson's words, including "My Head and My Heart" letter to Maria Cosway)
by Bernard Mayo (Editor)

Monticello in Measured Drawings
by William L. Beiswanger (Editor), et al

Jefferson's Books (Monticello Monograph Series)
by Douglas L. Wilson

Visitors to Monticello
by Merrill D. Peterson (Editor)



Thomas Jefferson on Literature

Jefferson's Literary Commonplace Book: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson Second Series
by Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson's Books (Monticello Monograph Series)
by Douglas L. Wilson



Historical Fiction

Scandalmonger: A Novel
by William Safire

Jefferson: A Novel
by Max Byrd

Patsy Jefferson's Diary
by Miriam Anne Bourne



Thomas Jefferson for Children and Young Adults

Thomas Jefferson: Man on a Mountain
by Natalie S. Bober

Thomas Jefferson and His World
by Henry Moscow

Tom Jefferson: Third President of the United States (Childhood of Famous Americans)
by Helen Albee Monsell, Kenneth Wagner (Illustrator)

Thomas Jefferson: The Revolutionary Aristocrat
by Milton Meltzer

A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson
by David A. Adler, et al

George Washington Thomas Jefferson Andrew Jackson (Presidents Who Dared)
by Edmund Lindop



Suggested Websites

The Jefferson Discussion Group Of Orlando

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello



Other Resources (Thomas Jefferson's Influence in Other Fields)

Concurrent Education - The Basis of The Jefferson Project (PDF file)
by Tom Borkes

Paper or Plastic? Choosing to Move Offshore (PDF file)
by Tom Borkes

Reducing Labor Content as a Strategy to Improve Competitiveness - An Analysis that Addresses the Value of Designing for Automation and an Empirical Analysis that Exploits the Automation Using Meta Process Control (PDF file)
by Tom Borkes

Electronic Product Assembly in High Labor Rate Markets - A Case Study In Exploiting the Counterweight to Low Labor Rate Competitive: Automation (PDF file)
by Tom Borkes

A New Manufacturing Model for Successfully Competing in High Labor Rate Markets: How to Minimize Labor and Material, the Controllable Contributions to a High-Tech Electronic Product's Cost, and Assess a Manufacturing Region's Business Climate (PDF file)
by Tom Borkes

... Like Holding the Wolf by the Ears ... - The Key to Regaining Electronic Production Market Share: Breaking Free of the Division of Labor Manufacturing Model in High Labor Cost Global Regions (PDF file)
by Tom Borkes

Electronic Product Assembly in the Global Marketplace: The Material Piece of the Competitive Puzzle (PDF file)
by Tom Borkes

Producing the Design: Designing Electronic Products in the Year 2000 and Beyond
(PDF file)
by Tom Borkes

A Statistical Approach to 0201 (English) Component Package Utilization
(PDF file)
by Tom Borkes, Scott Fortner, Lawrence Groves

Process Characterization of the 01005 (English) Component Package
(PDF file)
by Tom Borkes, Lawrence Groves

SMT Magazine - Jumping Off The Bandwagon Columns



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