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Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson : a study in character

Author: Roger G Kennedy
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the personal qualities, political achievements, and life ambitions of Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Cas, Études de
Biographies
Named Person: Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton; Thomas Jefferson; Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton; Thomas Jefferson; Aaron Burr; Thomas Jefferson; Alexander (Politiker) Hamilton; Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger G Kennedy
ISBN: 0195130553 9780195130553 0195140559 9780195140552
OCLC Number: 40881667
Description: xix, 476 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 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 aims to restore Aaron Burr to his place as a central figure in the founding of the American Republic. While the book does not sentimentalize its three protagonists, neither does it derogate  Read more...

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A surprising assessment of Aaron Burr's role in the shaping of the American nation. This volume is a worthy companion to Gore Vidal's historical novel of the same era. * Steve Neal, Chicago Sun Read more...

 
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