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. Alexander Hamilton Paperback – March 29, A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton! Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired. After hulking works on J.P. Morgan, the Warburgs and John D. Rockefeller, what other grandee of American finance was left for Chernow's overflowing pen than.
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At a critical time to look back to our roots, Alexander Hamilton will remind readers of the purpose of our institutions and our heritage as Americans.
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And so Ron Chernow's new Hamilton could not be more welcome.
This is grand-scale biography at its best-thorough, insightful, consistently fair, and superbly alexander hamilton chernow. It clears away more than a few shop-worn misconceptions about Alexander hamilton chernow, gives credit where credit is due, and is both clear-eyed and understanding about its very human subject.
Hamilton was born on the island of Nevis, probably inand grew up in a cruel but cosmopolitan society.
He was bilingual in French and English, thanks to his mother, and exposed both to race slavery — which he consistently deplored throughout his career — and to Jewish influences in Charlestown, alexander hamilton chernow Jews made up a quarter of the white population.
Rockefeller, what other grandee of Alexander hamilton chernow finance was left for Chernow's overflowing pen than the one who puts the others in the shade? Alexander Hamilton — created public finance in the United States.
In fact, it's arguable that without Hamilton's political and financial strategic brilliance, the United States might not have survived beyond its early years.