Colonial Americas Workshop - "Thomas Jefferson and the Origins of American Democracy"

Colonial Americas Workshop
Event date: 
April 9, 2010 - 4:30pm
Speaker(s): 
Peter Onuf
University of Virginia
Seminar Series: 
Colonial and Revolutionary Americas Workshop

Professor Onuf is a nationally renowned Jefferson scholar, and has written extensively on sectionalism, federalism, and political economy, with a particular emphasis on the political thought of Thomas Jefferson. Most recently, with his brother, political theorist Nicholas G. Onuf, he collaborated on Nations, Markets, and War: Modern History and the American Civil War (2006), a history of international law and order in the Atlantic states' system during the Age of Revolutions and early nineteenth century, and a collection of his essays, The Mind of Thomas Jefferson (2007)