Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow was published on 26th April 2004, English. Penguin Press was the publisher of the Alexander Hamilton book. This is the New York Times bestseller and it won the prizes like George Washington Book Prize in 2005, National Book Critics Circle award nominee for biography in 2004.
It is a very famous book in the United States. In this book, the author explained details about the biography of the Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton was one of the most brilliant men of his most brilliant time and in American history, he was one of the most famous figures.
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow Book Details
Name of the Book: Alexander Hamilton
Author of the Book: Ronald Ron Chernow
Published Date: 26th April 2004
Published Organization: Penguin Press
No. of Pages: 818
Available Price: Rs.500/- to Rs.1, 650/-
ISBN: ISBN 1594204092
No. of Pages: 832
Available price: Rs.1, 000/-
ISBN: ISBN 1594200092
About Alexander Hamilton Book
The book explains about Alexander Hamilton and his life. Hamilton was a genius and worked as clerk, military General and fought in several battles viz. Battle of York town and Battle of Monmouth. He later worked as a lawyer and finally worked as a Secretary of the Treasury in United States.
Though he worked as a Secretary of Treasury for only five years, he became a greatest influential Secretary of Treasury in US history. He wrote five key reports that are helpful to establish American Financial Policy. He finally wrote a report which convinced Congress to establish a national bank to control the country’s finances and it helped in encouraging Congress to create a national mint and stable national currency.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR RON CHERNOW
Ronald Ron Chernow was an American writer born on March 3, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. He possessed graduation with honors from Yale and Cambridge University in English literature and later began his career as a journalist. He was not only a journalist, but a historian, writer and a biographer. He has written best-selling and award winning biographies of historical figures from the world of finance, business and American Politics.
Ron Chernow’s books include Alexander Hamilton, Washington – A Life, The Warburgs – The Twentieth Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family, Titan – The Life of John D. Rockfeller, Senior, George Washington – Selected Writings, The Death of the Banker – The Decline and fall of the Great Financial Dynasties and the Triumph of the Small Investor, Grant and Tytan – Zycie Johna D. Rockfellara. His first book is “The House of Morgan – The American and the Rise of Modern Finance” which was written with his journalistic talents combined with his experience studying financial policy and made him won National Award Book for Non-fiction in 1990. He also won Pulitzer Prize for Biography (2011) and American History Book Prize in 2011 for the book “Washington – A Life”.
Alexander Hamilton Book Summary / Contents
This book was divided into forty – three chapter as listed below:
- The Castaways
- The Collegian
- The Pen and the Sword
- The Little Lion
- A Frenzy of Valor
- The Lovesick Colonel
- Ringing Billows
- A Grave, Silent, Strange Sort of Animal
- August and Respectable Assembly
- Putting the Machine in Motion
- Villainous Business
- The First Town in America
- Of Avarice and Enterprise
- City of the Future
- Corrupt Squadrons
- Stabbed in the Dark
- Citizen Genet
- A Disagreeable Trade
- Seas of Blood
- The Wicked Insurgents of the West
- Sugar Plums and Toys
- Spare Cassius
- The Man in the Glass Bubble
- Flying Too Near the Sun
- An Instrument of Hell
- Reign of Witches
- Work Godly and Ungodly
- In an Evil Hour
- Gusts of Passion
- In a Very Belligerent Humor
- A World Full of Folly
- Pamphlet Wars
- The Price of Truth
- A Despicable Opinion
- Fatal Errand
- The Melting Scene
In this Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow book, readers can know the life of Alexander Hamilton, his childhood friends, his career and his achievements. He was also called as Founding Father of United States for his contributions towards American Politics as Secretary of Treasurer of United States.