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Alexander Hamilton is one of the least understood, most important, and most impassioned and inspiring of the founding fathers. At last Hamilton has found a modern biographer who can bring him to full-blooded life; Richard Brookhiser. In these pages, Alexander Hamilton sheds his skewed image as the "bastard brat of a Scotch peddler," sex scandal survivor, and notoriously doomed dueling partner of Aaron Burr. Examined up close, throughout his meteoric and ever-fascinating (if tragically brief) life, Hamilton can at last be seen as one of the most crucial of the founders. Here, thanks to Brookhiser's accustomed wit and grace, this quintessential American lives again.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Richard Brookhiserandlt;/Bandgt; is the author of andlt;Iandgt;Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washingtonandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The Way of the WASP.andlt;/Iandgt; He has also edited and annotated Washington's andlt;Iandgt;Rules of Civility.andlt;/Iandgt; He is a Senior Editor at andlt;Iandgt;National Reviewandlt;/Iandgt; and a andlt;Iandgt;New York Observerandlt;/Iandgt; columnist. He lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Contents

INTRODUCTION

1: ST. CROIX/MANHATTAN

2: WAR

3: LAWS

4: TREASURY SECRETARY

5: FIGHTING

6: LOSING

7: WORDS

8: RIGHTS

9: PASSIONS

10: DEATH

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684863313
Author:
Brookhiser, Richard
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Location:
New York
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - Colonial Period
Subject:
Statesmen
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Biography-Political
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
77-422
Publication Date:
20000431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 page insert of b/w photos
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 8.085 oz

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