Alexander Hamilton: A Biography


The founders of the American republic were ardently concerned with the judgment of posterity. Had they known what a fickle muse Clio would prove to be, they might have been more anxious. The making of myths and legends, complete with a hagiology and demonology, is inherent in the process of evolution toward nationhood. Consequently, individual actors in the original drama have often been consigned by History to roles they did not actually play, and the most important of them have played shifting roles, being heroes in one ...

Alexander Hamilton: A Biography 1982, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393300482

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Alexander Hamilton: A Biography 1979, WW Norton & Co, New York

ISBN-13: 9780393012187