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Alexander Hamilton / Ron Chernow.

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973.4092 HAMI
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ISBN 9781786690036
Author Chernow, Ron author.
Title Alexander Hamilton / Ron Chernow.
Publisher/Date London : Head of Zeus, 2017.
©2004
Pagination etc. xi, 818 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents note First published: United States : Penguin Press, 2004,
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Note The riveting life of Alexander Hamilton, an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean who overcame all the odds to become George Washington's aide-de-camp and the first Treasury Secretary of the United States. Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated than Alexander Hamilton. In this masterful work, Chernow shows how the political and economic greatness of America today is the result of Hamilton's willingness to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time. He charts his titanic feuds with Jefferson, Adams, Madison, Monroe and Burr; his highly public affair with Maria Reynolds; his loving marriage to his loyal wife Eliza; and the famous and mysterious duel with Aaron Burr that led to his death in July 1804. The book was adapted into a hugely successful Broadway musical--nominated for a record 16 Tony awards and winner of 11 - opens at the Victoria Palace Theatre in November 2017.
Subject - Name Hamilton, Alexander, -- 1757-1804
Subject Statesmen -- United States -- Biography
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809
Shelf Location 973.4092 HAMI
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