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Alexander Hamilton : the illustrated biography / Richard Sylla.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Knoxville Public Library.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Knoxville Public Library 973.4 SYL (Text) 30543003715664 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note:
Maps on end pages.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-266) 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.
Summary, etc.:
"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.
Subject: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804.
Statesmen > United States > Biography.
Statesmen > United States > Pictorial works.
United States > Politics and government > 1783-1809.
Genre: Biographies.
Illustrated works.
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