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Alexander Hamilton and the persistence of myth

by Stephen F. Knott

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 -- Influence.,
    • Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 -- Public opinion.,
    • Public opinion -- United States.,
    • National characteristics, American.,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- Philosophy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-321) and index.

      StatementStephen F. Knott.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesAmerican political thought
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302.6.H2 .K66 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 336 p. ;
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3938813M
      ISBN 100700611576
      LC Control Number2001004660

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      —Stephen F. Knott, author of Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth “Alexander Hamilton and the Development of American Law by Katherine Brown is an important addition to the literature on Alexander Hamilton. Dozens of books have been written on Hamilton the historical figure and on his political ideas, but there is no book, until. He then came upon Stephen Knott’s book Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth and came to agree with the author that there has been aconspiracy of sorts – and yes, one for which there is real and substantial evidence – that Southerners and others of various motivations have been aggrandizing Jefferson for years and slandering.

        His writings include Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth (Kansas University Press, ); Secret and Sanctioned: Covert Operations and the American Presidency (Oxford University Press, ); and Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America (Sourcebooks, ). ♦ Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth By Stephen F. Knott Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, Pp. $ cloth. Since the publication of Forrest McDonald's biography of Alexander Hamilton in , a wave has been rising in favor of the first secretary of the Treasury among con servative and neoconservative scholars.


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