Dumas Malone

Dumas Malone was an American historian, biographer, and editor noted for his six-volume biography on Thomas Jefferson, titled 'Jefferson and His Time', which earned him the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1975. Born on January 10, 1892, in Mississippi, Malone had a distinguished academic career, serving as the director of the Harvard University Press, editor of the 'Dictionary of American Biography', and historian of the United States. He passed away on December 27, 1986, leaving behind a legacy as a preeminent scholar of American history and the life of Jefferson.


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  1. 1. Jefferson and His Time

    "Jefferson and His Time" is a comprehensive six-volume biography that explores the life and legacy of Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States. The series delves into his political philosophy, his role in the formation of America, his relationships, and his personal life. It also examines his contributions to the United States, including his work as the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, his time as president, and his founding of the University of Virginia. The biography is a detailed and insightful examination of one of the most influential figures in American history.