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A show about young rebels grabbing and shaping the future of an unformed country, hamilton is making its own resonant history by changing the language of musicals. His biographies of alexander hamilton (2004) and john d rockefeller (1998) were both nominated for national book critics circle awards, while the former served as the inspiration for the hamilton musical, for which chernow worked as a historical consultant. What really distinguishes this biography is mcdonald's dedication to making himself familiar with the vast number of writings that influenced hamilton by reading them himself it gives him a novel insight into what helped hamilton form his revolutionary (in so many ways) approach to statecraft. What mr mcdonald s book does, with exceptional skill and learning, is to re-examine hamilton s policies as secretary of the treasury to this task the author brings a masterful knowledge of the politics of the period . Archives and past articles from the philadelphia inquirer, philadelphia daily news, and philly 14-8-2017 kilauea mount etna mount a review of mcdonalds book alexander hamilton a biography yasur mount nyiragongo and nyamuragira piton de la fournaise erta ale news and opinion from the times & the sunday times we provide excellent essay writing service 24/7.
Alexander hamilton: a biography [forrest mcdonald] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers what mr mcdonald's book does, with exceptional skill and learning, is to re-examine hamilton's policies as secretary of the treasury. Other writers, like forrest mcdonald, liah greenfeld and karl-friedrich walling, have done better jobs describing hamilton's political philosophy, but nobody has captured hamilton himself as fully and as beautifully as chernow (who is perhaps best known as the author of ''titan,'' a biography of john d rockefeller. A new biography, alexander hamilton by ron chernow (penguin press, $35), is another superb book i read this summer hamilton served as principal aide to general washington from the early days of the revolu-tion.
About alexander hamilton the inspiration for the hit broadway musical hamilton 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 odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn america. A review of mcdonald's book alexander hamilton: a biography pages 3 united states of america, alexander hamilton, forrest mcdonald s book. Mcdonald has written an extremely well researched book about alexander hamilton, the man who arguably did more to set the american government in motion than any of the other founders not only thorougly written, but the author weaves the events of hamilton's most interesting and significant life into a very readible book. This book re-examines hamilton's policies as a secretary of the treasury the author presents a new and altogether convincing account of the origins and development of his subject's political and economic theories the founders of the american republic were ardently concerned with the judgment of.
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Alexander hamilton what mr mcdonald s book does, with exceptional skill and learning, is to re-examine hamilton s policies as secretary of the treasury to this task the author brings a masterful knowledge of the politics of the period . Mcdonald's biography was published in 1978 it contains much detail about political forces that supported and opposed hamilton's policies, which is helpful now that hints of the shortcomings of fiat/fractional reserve currencies are appearing globally in the post 2008 meltdown era. Forrest mcdonald wrote this book out of a profound knowledge of the legal, financial, and economic environment of the world of late-colonial america that alexander hamilton came into, and of the early republic, that he transformed.
Mr mcdonald's book gave me a very good understanding of alexander hamilton i was glad that the author went into detail about hamilton's govermental policies the federal government being the central force for laws and monetary enactments. This is the book that inspired lin-manuel miranda to write hamilton, so it's naturally a must-read for any fanin this ground-breaking biography of the ten-dollar founding father, pulitzer-prize. The biography sticks to a pretty familiar story about the founding fathers and their historical importance, which does leave some of the larger questions unaddressed (liberty and justice for whom), but as an introduction to the era and its larger-than-life characters, who was alexander hamilton.