Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary
"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."

Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary Details

TitleAlexander Hamilton, Revolutionary
Author
LanguageEnglish
ReleaseSep 5th, 2017
PublisherFeiwel & Friends
ISBN-139781250123190
Rating
GenreNonfiction, History, Biography, Politics

Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary Review

  • Caleb
    January 1, 1970
    I received an arc of this book from Fiewel and Friends and I really enjoyed it! The writing flowed very well and it was easy to get through. I recommend to anyone who wants to read a Hamilton biography but doesn't have time for the 600 page one. The main issue for me was that I knew most of the information in this book so I found myself wanting to skip to things that I did not know. Also there are pictures throughout but the arc copy I had did not have pictures past page 50 so that took away fro I received an arc of this book from Fiewel and Friends and I really enjoyed it! The writing flowed very well and it was easy to get through. I recommend to anyone who wants to read a Hamilton biography but doesn't have time for the 600 page one. The main issue for me was that I knew most of the information in this book so I found myself wanting to skip to things that I did not know. Also there are pictures throughout but the arc copy I had did not have pictures past page 50 so that took away from the experience a lot. I would give this a 3.5 stars only because the arc copy I had was missing a lot of things!
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  • Jessica
    January 1, 1970
    Finally a history book that isn't boring! This book flowed nicely, the chapters were short, and it is written in a way that makes Alexander Hamilton feel like someone you have met. More biographies on historical people and events should be written like this so anyone can enjoy it, not just historians.
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  • Rob
    January 1, 1970
    This book is really amazing. It is overflowing with info about Hamilton, his family, his colleagues, and his role in the history of the United States. I had very little knowledge of his role or impact before getting this book in the mail. I now have a much more comprehensive understanding of what he brought to early governance as well as to the war and independence of America from British rule. Martha Brockenbrough is an incredibly talented author. Teen readers and adults will find a lot to love This book is really amazing. It is overflowing with info about Hamilton, his family, his colleagues, and his role in the history of the United States. I had very little knowledge of his role or impact before getting this book in the mail. I now have a much more comprehensive understanding of what he brought to early governance as well as to the war and independence of America from British rule. Martha Brockenbrough is an incredibly talented author. Teen readers and adults will find a lot to love in this book, in terms of both content and execution.I used to think there was such a thing as "too sophisticated" for teen readers, but after reading M.T. Anderson's Octavian Nothing books a while back and seeing the engagement that teen readers had with the texts, I believe there is definitely a readership for this book, whether it be YA or adult.
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  • Martha
    January 1, 1970
  • PWRL
    January 1, 1970
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