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Alexander Hamilton, American

Richard Brookhiser

Alexander Hamilton, American

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hamilton, Alexander, -- 1757-1804.,
  • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Brookhiser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE302.6.H2 B76 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19788357M
    ISBN 100684863316


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