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The Resource Alexander hamilton, Ron Chernow, (electronic resource)

Alexander hamilton, Ron Chernow, (electronic resource)

Label
Alexander hamilton
Title
Alexander hamilton
Statement of responsibility
Ron Chernow
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, National Book Award winner Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is "a robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic and dangerous founder of them all." Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly misunderstood than Alexander Hamilton. Chernow's biography gives Hamilton his due and sets the record straight, deftly illustrating that the political and economic greatness of today's America is the result of Hamilton's countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time. "To repudiate his legacy, " Chernow writes, "is, in many ways, to repudiate the modern world." Chernow here recounts Hamilton's turbulent life: an illegitimate, largely self-taught..
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Alexander hamilton, Ron Chernow, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00205056
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781101200858
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00205056
  • (Sirsi) b14647485
Label
Alexander hamilton, Ron Chernow, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00205056
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781101200858
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00205056
  • (Sirsi) b14647485

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