John Boles




John B. Boles has just retired as the William P. Hobby Professor of History at Rice University. He edited the Journal of SouthernHistory for three decades, directed more than sixty doctoral students, and won a variety of teaching awards. Among his books are a college textbook on southern history, a biography of Rice’s first president, Edgar Odell Lovett, and, most recently, a biography entitled Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty.

Courses Currently Teaching



Dec05

The Enigma of Thomas Jefferson: Jefferson in the Era of the American Revolution (Prerecorded)

John Boles
$25.00

Dec05

The Enigma of Thomas Jefferson: Jefferson as President (Prerecorded)

John Boles
$25.00

Dec05
Dec05

The Enigma of Thomas Jefferson: Jefferson and the Problem of Slavery (Prerecorded)

John Boles
$25.00

Jan05

Turning Points in the History of the South (4 Week Course)

John Boles
$100.00$25.00