The Resource Alexander Hamilton : a life, Willard Sterne Randall

Alexander Hamilton : a life, Willard Sterne Randall

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Alexander Hamilton : a life
Title
Alexander Hamilton
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Willard Sterne Randall
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From his less than auspicious start in 1755 on the Caribbean Island of Nevis to his untimely death in a duel with his old enemy Aaron Burr in 1804, Alexander Hamilton, despite his short life, left a huge legacy. Orphaned at thirteen and apprenticed in a counting house, Hamilton learned principles of business that helped him create the American financial system and invent the modern corporation. But first the staunch, intrepid Hamilton served in the American Revolution, acting as General Washington's spymaster. Forging a successful legal career, Hamilton coauthored the Federalist Papers and plunged into politics. Irresistibly attractive, he was a man of many gifts, but he could be arrogant and at times a poor judge of character. In this meticulously researched, illuminating, and lively account, Willard Sterne Randall explores Hamilton's life--his illegitimate birth, little-known military activities, political and diplomatic intrigues, and scandalous affairs--and its indelible impact on modern America
Cataloging source
AKC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Randall, Willard Sterne
Dewey number
973.4092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E302.6.H2
LC item number
R25 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Statesmen
  • United States
Label
Alexander Hamilton : a life, Willard Sterne Randall
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2003 by HarperCollins Publishers"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-452) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn909781235
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiii, 476 pages
Isbn
9780060954666
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)909781235
Label
Alexander Hamilton : a life, Willard Sterne Randall
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2003 by HarperCollins Publishers"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-452) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn909781235
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiii, 476 pages
Isbn
9780060954666
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)909781235

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