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Alexander Hamilton : the illustrated biography  Cover Image Book Book

Alexander Hamilton : the illustrated biography

Summary: "Meet the founding father who made America modern ... An immigrant from the West Indies, he played a crucial part in the political, legal, and economic development of the new nation: He served as Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War; he helped establish the Constitution; he wrote most of The Federalist Papers; and he modernized America's fledgling finances, among other notable achievements. Noted Hamilton scholar and chairman of the Museum of American Finance, Richard Sylla, brings the flesh-and-blood man--student, soldier, lawyer, political scientist, finance minister, and politician--to life and reveals captivating details of his private life as well as his infamous demise at the hands of Vice President Aaron Burr ..."--Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781454922759
  • ISBN: 1454922753
  • Physical Description: print
    xv, 272 pages, 3 foldout pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Sterling, [2016]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-266) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Emerging from the shadows -- Part one: Hamilton in the sun. Immigrant ; Soldier ; Reformer ; Legislator ; Constitutionalist ; Secretary of the treasury ; Abolitionist ; Major General ; Last years -- Part two: Legacies. Hamilton and the development of America ; Hamilton's impact on world history -- Epilogue: Goals and achievements.
Subject: Hamilton, Alexander 1757-1804
Hamilton, Alexander 1757-1804 Biography
Hamilton, Alexander 1757-1804
Hamilton, Alexander 1757-1804
Statesmen United States Biography
Statesmen United States Pictorial works
United States Politics and government 1783-1809
Politics and government
Statesmen Pictorial works United States Biography
United States Politics and government 1783-1809
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Entertainment & Performing Arts
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Historical
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Political
Politics and government
Statesmen
United States
Statesmen United States Biography
United States Politics and government
United States History 1783-1815
Genre: Biographies.
Biography.
Illustrated works.
Pictorial works.
Biographies.
Illustrated works.

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Clayton County Library System:
      Headquarters Library
973.4092 HAMILTON, ALEXANDER ( Send Text)
31012004819700 STACKS Available
Henry County Library:
      Locust Grove Public Library
B HAMILT ALEXAN ( Send Text)
31027008045557 Adult Available
Houston County Public Library:
      Centerville Branch Library
B HAM ( Send Text)
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Lake Blackshear Regional Library System:
      Cordele-Crisp Carnegie Library
973.4 HAMILTON Syl R. ( Send Text)
31031000260321 Adult NonFiction Available
Live Oak Public Libraries:
      Tybee Library
B HAMILTON ( Send Text)
10539006756337 NONFIC Available
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      White County Library - Helen Branch
973.4 SYL ( Send Text)
31037007362242 NONFIC Available
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      Cedartown Public Library
973.4092 HAMILTON S ( Send Text)
31047003009424 NONFIC Available

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