Daily Archives: April 29, 2019

The Bible On Hyraxes

Original photo belongs to:  By Charles J Sharp – Own work, from Sharp Photography, sharpphotography.co.uk, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=68629435 If you consult the wikipedia entry for hyraxes, you will find that the Bible is mentioned more times than one would … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hemingses Of Monticello

The Hemingses Of Monticello:  An American Family, by Annette Gordon-Reed In reading this book it is rather striking to note that the author seems to think that she is writing only for fellow BLM [1] activists, something that made this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Those Who Labor For My Happiness

Those Who Labor For My Happiness:  Slavery At Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, by Lucia Stanton Lucia Stanton is one of the most noted scholars of slavery as it relates to Thomas Jefferson (it is a very small world), and this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, by the William L. Beiswanger It took until page 190 before this particular book mentioned Sally Hemings by name.  That does not make this a bad book, but it does demonstrate the sort of awkwardness that one … Continue reading

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