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Title:
Hamilton : an American biography
Author:
Williams, Tony, 1970- author.
Publication Information:
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.
Physical Description:
xiv, 193 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The rise from obscurity -- The education of a patriot -- The crossing -- Washington's aide -- Reflections and frustrations -- Betrayal and heroism -- The Newburgh Conspiracy -- Hamilton & the principle of justice in the 1780s -- Hamilton & and national union in the 1780s -- The Constitutional Convention -- Leading the charge for ratification -- Secretary of the Treasury -- Establishing the public credit -- The National Bank -- America divided -- The Genet Affair -- Suppressing the Whiskey Rebellion -- Retirements -- Quasi-war with France (and the Democratic-Republicans) -- The election of 1800 and the retreat from politics -- The duel -- Epilogue.
ISBN:
9781538100172
Format :
Book