The Resource The essential Hamilton : letters & other writings : America's most controversial founder--in his own words, edited with an introduction and commentary by Joanne B. Freeman

The essential Hamilton : letters & other writings : America's most controversial founder--in his own words, edited with an introduction and commentary by Joanne B. Freeman

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The essential Hamilton : letters & other writings : America's most controversial founder--in his own words
Title
The essential Hamilton
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letters & other writings : America's most controversial founder--in his own words
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction and commentary by Joanne B. Freeman
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eng
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"A brash immigrant who rose to become George Washington's right-hand man. A fierce partisan whose nationalist vision made him Thomas Jefferson's bitter rival. An unfaithful husband whose commitment to personal honor brought his life to a tragic early end. The amazing success of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical Hamilton has stoked an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Alexander Hamilton, the brilliant and divisive founder who profoundly shaped the American republic. Now, Library of America presents an unrivaled portrait of Hamilton in his own words, charting his meteoric rise, his controversial tenure as treasury secretary, and his scandalous final years, culminating in his infamous duel with Aaron Burr. Selected and introduced by acclaimed historian Joanne B. Freeman, here is a reader's edition of Hamilton's essential public writings and private letters, plus the correspondence between Burr and Hamilton that led to their duel and two conflicting eyewitness accounts of their fatal encounter."--Back cover
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contains biographical information
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YDX
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1757-1804
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Hamilton, Alexander
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973.4092
Index
index present
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E302.6.H2
LC item number
A4 2017
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letters
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bibliography
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1962-
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Freeman, Joanne B.
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  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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The essential Hamilton : letters & other writings : America's most controversial founder--in his own words, edited with an introduction and commentary by Joanne B. Freeman
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 396-414) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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ocn959534564
Dimensions
20 cm
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xxi, 424 pages
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9781598535365
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2016960141
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)959534564
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The essential Hamilton : letters & other writings : America's most controversial founder--in his own words, edited with an introduction and commentary by Joanne B. Freeman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 396-414) 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
ocn959534564
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxi, 424 pages
Isbn
9781598535365
Lccn
2016960141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959534564

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