The Young Hamilton: A Biography

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Fordham Univ Press, 1997 - 497 páginas
Written as a character study, Young Hamilton, explores the first twenty-six years of Alexander Hamilton's life and is designed to reveal how Hamilton's early years shaped him into the statesman he became.
 

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Introduction
3
Setting a Traumatic Stage
8
Parental Shadows 17571766 BIRTH TO AGE 10
16
The End of Rachel 17661768 AGES 911
28
Explosion Outward 17681772 AGES 1115
34
Springboard 17701773 AGES 1316
45
Schoolboy in a New Land 17731774 Ages 1617
53
A Teenaged Propagandist 17741775 AGES 1718
64
A Deadly Rumor JULY 1779MAY 1780 AGES 2223
244
Frustrations JANUARYDECEMBER 1779 AGE 22
249
A Romantic Friendship SEPTEMBER 1777JANUARY 178O AGES 2O23
255
A Dim Prophetic Vision JANUARY 1775MARCH 178O AGES 1823
264
Engaged to Be Married JANUARYJULY 178O AGE 23
269
The Dark Confusions of a Summer DECEMBER 1779JUNE 1780 AGES 2223
283
The Reveries of a Projector SEPTEMBER 1780 AGE 23
295
Extreme Emotions SEPTEMBER 178O AGE 23
304

The War Tunes Up APRIL 1775JANUARY 1776 AGES 1819
77
At Last a Soldier JANUARYMAY 1776 AGE 19
88
Towards Danger and Opportunity FEBRUARYJULY 1776 AGE 19
95
Defeats JULYSEPTEMBER 1776 AGE 19
104
Blackness SEPTEMBERNOVEMBER 1776 AGE 19
113
Resplendent Luster DECEMBER 1776JANUARY 1777 AGES 1920
124
A Disturbing Letter JANUARYMARCH 1777 AGE 20
134
New Father New Family MARCHMAY 1777 AGE 20
139
Thoughts During Doldrums MARCHMAY 1777 AGE 20
153
Blindmans Buff MAYAUGUST 1777 AGE 20
161
Fooled Again AUGUSTSEPTEMBER 1777 AGE 20
171
A Wild Warning SEPTEMBER 1777 AGE 20
176
Desperate Measures OCTOBER 1777 AGE 20
184
The First Major Mission OCTOBER 1777JANUARY 1778 AGES 2021
192
Valley Forge JANUARYJUNE 1778 AGE 21
206
A Frenzy of Valor MAYJUNE 1778 AGE 21
221
Grapeshot JULY 1778FEBRUARY 1779 AGES 2122
235
Dissatisfactions and Marriage OCTOBERDECEMBER 178O AGE 23
315
Rumblings JANUARYJULY 1781 AGES 2324
324
The Crackup JANUARYFEBRUARY 1781 AGE 24
330
Old or New Directions APRIL 1781JULY 1782 AGES 2425
338
Endangering the Cause JULY 1781 AGE 24
346
The Road to the British Redoubt AUGUSTOCTOBER 1781 AGE 24
353
The Longedfor Consummation OCTOBER 1781 AGE 24
360
Enter the Law OCTOBER 1781OCTOBER 1782 AGES 2425
369
Tax Collector MAYOCTOBER 1782 AGE 25
380
Temptation AUGUST 1782JANUARY 1783 AGES 2526
389
The Edge of the Precipice JANUARYMARCH 1783 AGE 26
399
Financial Collapse MARCHJUNE 1783 AGE 26
410
Leading Congress on a Wild Path JUNEDECEMBER 1783 AGE 26
417
Retreat to Domesticity MARCHDECEMBER 1783 AGE 26
429
Trajectorys End 178418O4 AGES 2747
436
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James Thomas Flexner is a National Book Award Laureate; recipient of a special Pulitzer Prize Citation; winner of the Society of American Historians' Parkman Prize, the gold medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters for Eminence in Biography.James Thomas Flexner has won a Special Pulitzer Prize Citation, a National Book Award, and a Christopher's Award for his four-volume biography, Washignton: An Indispensable Man. A foremost man of letters, Flexner has written with equal distinction in the fields of American history, biography and art.

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