Brockenbrough, M: Alexander Hamilton

Revolutionary

Martha Brockenbrough

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Beschreibung

Complex, passionate, brilliant, flawed? Alexander Hamilton comes alive in Martha Brockenbrough's exciting biography Alexander Hamilton: Revolutionary, which is an essential read for teen fans of Hamilton the musical.Discover the incredible true story behind the Tony Award-winning musical - Hamilton's early years in the Caribbean; his involvement in the Revolutionary War; and his groundbreaking role in government, which still shapes American government today. Easy to follow, this gripping account of a founding father and American icon features illustrations, maps, timelines, infographics, and additional information ranging from Hamilton's own writings to facts about fashion, music, etiquette and custom of the times, including best historical insults and the etiquette of duels.

Martha Brockenbrough draws on her diverse experience in journalism, research, non-fiction and literary teen fiction to bring Alexander Hamilton to life. A powerful storyteller and narrative voice, Brockenbrough is the author of the critically acclaimed young adult novels
The Game of Love and Death and
Devine Intervention. She enjoys reading Hamilton's original correspondence, playing board games and spending time with her family. She lives in Seattle, Washington.

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Einband Taschenbuch
Altersempfehlung ab 12 Jahr(e)
Erscheinungsdatum 07.09.2017
Verlag Pan Macmillan
Seitenzahl 372
Maße (L/B/H) 21.8/13.4/3.5 cm
Gewicht 412 g
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-5098-6559-8

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  • Section - i: Foreword Chapter - 1: 'The subject of the most humiliating criticism' Chapter - 2: A Son of Liberty Chapter - 3: 'It's a collegian!' Chapter - 4: Love, War, and Glory's Price Chapter - 5: 'All for love' Chapter - 6: 'I must tell you, Sir, you treat me with disrespect' Chapter - 7: 'Rocking the cradle and . . . fleecing my neighbours' Chapter - 8: The Federalist Chapter - Mr. Secretary: 9 Chapter - 10: Genius and Fool Chapter - 11: Hamilton's Heart Chapter - 12: 'This is a mortal wound' Section - ii: Epilogue Section - iii: Hamilton's Family Section - iv: Allies & Enemies Section - v: Time Line Section - vi: The Natural World: Disease and Hurricanes Section - vii: A Brief History of the Colonies Section - viii: Early Government Section - ix: Ball Gowns, Pointy Shoes, and Ornate Wigs Section - x: What Combat Was Like Section - xi: The Arms Were Bare Section - xii: Artillery Section - xiii: How the Early Trade Cycle Worked Section - xiv: Relations with Tribal Nations Section - xv: A Brief History of the Sugar Trade Section - xvi: Federalism vs. Antifederalism Section - xvii: Rules for Duels Section - xviii: The Sad Life of Aaron Burr Section - xix: Major Battles of the Revolutionary War Section - xx: Author's Note Acknowledgements - xxi: Acknowledgments Section - xxii: Bibliography Section - xxiii: Sources Index - xxiv: Index