Jefferson"s Great Gamble

by Charles A. Cerami

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc. in Naperville

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Cover of: Jefferson
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ISBN 109781402224768

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The book takes us through the maneuverings of Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon Bonaparte and the behind the scenes diplomacy involved in the Louisiana Purchase.

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Charles A. Cerami reveals the untold thrusts and parries of the Louisiana Purchase, an event that was not just a land sale, but thirty months of high drama, blandishment, posturing and secret maneuvers by some.

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