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Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson : a study in character

Author: Roger G Kennedy
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elevates Burr beside the men he fought for power.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Biography
Named Person: Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger G Kennedy
ISBN: 0195130553 9780195130553
OCLC Number: 183338262
Description: xix, 476 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Character and circumstance --
Character tested by slavery and secession --
In the wake of the hurricane --
The great valley --
The expedition.
Responsibility: Roger G. Kennedy.

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This text does not sentimentalize its three protagonists, neither does it derogate their extraordinary qualities. It penetrates into their personal qualities, looking at their shifting power  Read more...

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"This is a masterful, iconoclastic portrait of three founding fathers with a surprisingly fresh assessment of Aaron Burr that makes for provocative and important reading."--Hedrick Smith, author of Read more...

 
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