Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; Second Printing
Publisher: New York: The Free Press, 1977.
A handsome first edition/second printing in Fine condition in About Fine dust-jacket with trivial edgewear and minor chipping.
The Wolf by the Ears: Thomas Jefferson and Slavery is a book that examines the relationship between Thomas Jefferson and slavery. John Chester Miller argues that Jefferson was a slaveholder who believed in the intrinsic value of slavery and the benefits it provided to society. Miller argues that Jefferson's views on slavery were shaped by his own experiences as a slaveholder and his interaction with other slaveholders. Miller provides a detailed account of Jefferson's life and his views on slavery, and he makes a compelling case that Jefferson was a slaveholder who believed in the intrinsic value of slavery.; Remainder; 8vo; 319 pages.