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Alexander Hamilton, American

Auteur: Richard Brookhiser
Uitgever: New York, NY : Free Press, ©1999.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : Biografie : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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Alexander Hamilton is one of the least understood, most important, and most impassioned and inspiring of the founding fathers. An impoverished immigrant when he first came to American shores at age fifteen, Hamilton defined what it meant to be American in an age when the definition was up for grabs. He pounced on the opportunities available in New York and rose rapidly as a patriot, war hero, prominent lawyer,  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Biography
Aanvullende fysieke materiaalsoort: Online version:
Brookhiser, Richard.
Alexander Hamilton, American.
New York, NY : Free Press, c1999
(OCoLC)657310445
Genoemd persoon: Alexander Hamilton; Alexander Hamilton; Alexander (Politiker) Hamilton
Genre: Biografie
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Richard Brookhiser
ISBN: 0684839199 9780684839196
OCLC-nummer: 40193562
Beschrijving: 240 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Inhoud: St. Croix/Manhattan --
War --
Laws --
Treasury Secretary --
Fighting --
Losing --
Words --
Rights --
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Death.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Richard Brookhiser.

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With the verve and mastery of his acclaimed "Founding Father", Richard Brookhiser tells the astonishing and inspiring story of America's "forgotten" founder--self-made, seminal, and surprisingly  Meer lezen...

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