杰斐逊自传
AUTOBIOGRAPHY

  • 作   者:

    托马斯·杰斐逊
    THOMAS JEFFERSON

  • 出版社:

    外语教学与研究出版社
    Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press

  • 语   言:

    英文

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    ¥4.90

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《杰斐逊自传》是杰斐逊在77岁高龄时撰写的,主要是供自己和家人参考,因而这本自传真实,不浮华,同时饶有趣味,从杰斐逊自己的角度叙述了他的经历以及他生活的那个史诗般的年代,时间上,从他出生直到1790年3月,他担任华盛顿的国务卿为止。《杰斐逊自传》详细介绍了杰斐逊思想的精髓,《独立宣言》的起草背景和过程,民国民主建立的艰难过程,虽然有些背景知识介绍简陋,但瑕不掩瑜,该书仍是一部伟大的作品,有助于我们了解一个伟大的民主斗士,有助于弄清楚美国民主的起源及美国历史上一个伟大的、有意义的时期。

Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson was one of the most influential Founding Fathers for his promotion of the ideals of republicanism in the United States. As a political philosopher, Jefferson was a man of the Enlightenment and knew many intellectual leaders in Britain and France. He idealized the independent yeoman farmer as exemplar of republican virtues, distrusted cities and financiers, and favored states' rights and a strictly limited federal government. Jefferson supported the separation of church and state and was the author of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom. Here is his life in his own words.

《杰斐逊自传》是杰斐逊在77岁高龄时撰写的,主要是供自己和家人参考,因而这本自传真实,不浮华,同时饶有趣味,从杰斐逊自己的角度叙述了他的经历以及他生活的那个史诗般的年代,时间上,从他出生直到1790年3月,他担任华盛顿的国务卿为止。《杰斐逊自传》详细介绍了杰斐逊思想的精髓,《独立宣言》的起草背景和过程,民国民主建立的艰难过程,虽然有些背景知识介绍简陋,但瑕不掩瑜,该书仍是一部伟大的作品,有助于我们了解一个伟大的民主斗士,有助于弄清楚美国民主的起源及美国历史上一个伟大的、有意义的时期。

Thomas Jefferson was born in Virginia in 1743 into a wealthy and socially prominent family. After attending the College of William and Mary, he went on to study law. At the age of twenty-six, Jefferson began building Monticello. Three years later, in 1772, he married Martha Wayles Skelton. The couple had six children, two of whom survived to adulthood. Considered elequent in his writing, although not as his speech, Jefferson took on much of the writing needed by the Virginia House of Burgesses and the Continental Congress, both of which he was a member. In 1776, at the young age of 33, Jeffers

托马斯·杰斐逊(Thomas Jefferson,1743年4月13日-1826年7月4日),美利坚合众国第三任总统(1801年─1809年)。同时也是《美国独立宣言》主要起草人,及美国开国元勋中最具影响力者之一。

除了政治事业外,杰斐逊同时也是农业学、园艺学、建筑学、词源学、考古学、数学、密码学、测量学与古生物学等学科的专家;又身兼作家、律师与小提琴手;也是弗吉尼亚大学的创办人。许多人认为他是历任美国总统中,智慧最高者。

他在任期间保护农业,发展民族资本主义工业。从法国手中购买路易斯安那州,使美国领土近乎增加了一倍。

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), author of the Declaration of Independence and the third U.S. president, was a leading figure in America’s early development. During the American Revolutionary War (1775-83), Jefferson served in the Virginia legislature and the Continental Congress and was governor of Virginia. He later served as U.S. minister to France and U.S. secretary of state, and was vice president under John Adams (1735-1826).

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