The Slave Families of Thomas Jefferson eBook contains material for both the casual browser and in-depth researcher. Some viewers may also find it useful as a textbook.
Although, the hardcopy version of this eBook is divided into two separate volumes, the digital version has been condensed into one app for ease of referencing. Additionally, other content has been repackaged for further search ability.
As the title suggests, it has a large composite of visual material presented by inclusion of photographs, charts, documents, and detailed maps that help to reveal the complicated history of Jefferson's enslaved population. As you explore the material, you will form your own impressions and gain fuller knowledge of the people and times. Emphasis is placed on showing primary document facsimiles, the environment, and revealing the history surrounding Thomas Jefferson's life that affected his slaves. A large encyclopedic index acts as a compendium of the material making this a more useful resource for research, but also fun for casual exploration. This eBook edition also contains interactivity by including hyperlinks, audio, and video. It is material that need not just be read and put aside, but can be returned to again and again for new insight.