French Hovels, Slave Cabins, and the limits of Thomas Jefferson’s Eyes

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Rufus F.

Rufus is an American curmudgeon in Canada. He has a PhD in History, sings in a garage rock band, and does many things. He is the author of the forthcoming book "The Paris Bureau" from Dio Press (early 2021).

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  1. I suspect if TJ ever had seen them, he would have found a way to justify his own racism even further. When visiting the French hovels, he was probably predisposed to empathizing with the poorer French. I can see him being predisposed to not empathize with his slaves.Report