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📒The Hamilton Affair ✍ Elizabeth Cobbs
📝The Hamilton Affair Book Synopsis : A New York Times Bestseller. Can’t get tickets for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony award winning Broadway musical Hamilton? Then you’ll want to read The Hamilton Affair by Elizabeth Cobbs. Now a New York Times, this is an entertaining novel that has gotten great endorsements from Joseph Ellis, Cokie Roberts, Kurt Anderson, and Jim Leher. Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution, and featuring a cast of legendary characters, The Hamilton Affair tells the sweeping, tumultuous, true story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, from passionate and tender beginnings to his fateful duel on the banks of the Hudson River. Hamilton was a bastard and orphan, raised in the Caribbean and desperate for legitimacy, who became one of the American Revolution’s most dashing—and improbable—heroes. Admired by George Washington, scorned by Thomas Jefferson, Hamilton was a lightning rod: the most controversial leader of the new nation. Elizabeth was the wealthy, beautiful, adventurous daughter of the respectable Schuyler clan—and a pioneering advocate for women. Together, the unlikely couple braved the dangers of war, the perils of seduction, the anguish of infidelity, and the scourge of partisanship that menaced their family and the country itself. With brilliantly drawn characters and an epic scope, The Hamilton Affair tells a story of love forged in revolution and tested by the bitter strife of young America. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction—novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
📒 ✍ Эрик Сигал
📝 Book Synopsis : Обычная история. Вечная как мир. Они встретились случайно – будущий юрист, один из лучших в Гарварде, и студентка музыкального колледжа, умная и своенравная. Влюбились, поженились, стали жить. Иногда ссорились. Мечтали о детях, но жизнь рассудила иначе.Этот роман никого не оставляет равнодушным, хотя впервые увидел свет более 50 лет назад, совсем в другую эпоху.Одноименный фильм (режиссер А. Хиллер) получил больше десяти престижнейших кинопремий, в том числе «Оскара» за лучшую музыку и пять (!) «Золотых глобусов».
📒Anglo Korean Relations And The Port Hamilton Affair 1885 1887 ✍ Stephen A. Royle
📝Anglo Korean Relations and the Port Hamilton Affair 1885 1887 Book Synopsis : In April 1885 the British navy seized the small archipelago of Port Hamilton (now Geomundo) off Korea, an incident dubbed the Port Hamilton Affair. This was part of a larger story of Empire and East Asian geopolitics involving China, Japan, Korea and Russia. At the time Britain and Russia seemed close to war over Afghanistan, and taking the islands, with their sheltered anchorage, would deny them to Russia while they might be useful in any blockade of the Russian fleet in Vladivostok. However, even in this imperial era, there were qualms about seizing inhabited territory belonging to a friendly nation, if only through the precedent it may set for others – particularly Russia – to do the same. Thus, Britain stressed that occupation was temporary and attempted to gain legitimate control anyway, through issuing leases. In the event, after much political posturing from East Asian nations, given that the geopolitical situation improved and there was no war with Russia, the British, after assurances that Russia would not take Port Hamilton, slipped away in February 1887. Geomundo returned to obscurity. This book, the first full-length study of the Port Hamilton Affair, is based around contemporary material varying from printed dispatches and government reports to original archival manuscripts. This enables the book’s scope to range from setting the Port Hamilton Affair into its context within the high geopolitics of East Asia through study of the life of the garrison stationed on the islands to relations between the powerless indigenous islanders and their British occupiers.
📒 ✍ Александра Гамилятона
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📝Observations on certain documents in The history of the United States for the year 1796 Book Synopsis :
📒Women Nationalism And The Romantic Stage ✍ Betsy Bolton
📝Women Nationalism and the Romantic Stage Book Synopsis : This 2001 book examines how Romantic women performers and playwrights used theatrical conventions to intervene in politics.
📒Scandal ✍ Lanny Davis
📝Scandal Book Synopsis : For more than four decades, polarized politics in America has been driven by a vicious scandal machine comprised of partisan politicians, extremists on the left and right, and a sensationalist media energized by bringing public officials down. In this sorely needed book Lanny Davis, who has been in the belly of the beast as Special Counsel to the Clinton White House, explains--starting with historical scandals like Alexander Hamilton's extramarital affairs and moving on to the unsurpassable Watergate and beyond--how we reached this sorry state. Davis tells us how this poisonous atmosphere is damaging not just politics but American society as a whole. Davis also offers hope by revealing how a coalition of centrist politicians focusing on core policies that appeal to the frustrated electorate marooned in the middle can pull us back from the brink.
📒Peers Politics And Power ✍ Clyve Jones
📝Peers Politics and Power Book Synopsis : This book brings together a substantial and representative selection of recent writings on the House of Lords from the accession of James I to the Parliament Act of 1911. The editors provide a general historiographical survey and a bibliography of recent writings on the House of Lords during the period.
📒 ✍ Эдвард Резерфорд
📝 Book Synopsis : Город, основанный голландцами в 1626 году и получивший название Новый Амстердам. Город, через полстолетия захваченный англичанами. Город, в конце XVIII века ставший временной столицей США. Нью-Йорк. Сердце Америки. Крупнейший порт, подплывая к которому вы видите символ этой страны — Статую Свободы. Захватывающий рассказ об индейских племенах, живших на территории, где голландцы начнут строить город, который станет потом одной из финансовых столиц мира. Увлекательная история нескольких семей, живших в этом городе на протяжении нескольких столетий. Первые поселенцы, участники Войны за независимость, Гражданской войны, африканские рабы, женщины из высшего общества, строители небоскребов и итальянские мафиози… В романе великолепно сочетаются романтика, семейные драмы и личные победы, в нем блестяще отражены поиск свободы и процветания в самом сердце Америки. Это роман для всех тех, кто побывал в Нью-Йорке и полюбил этот город. Эта книга для всех тех, кому еще предстоит там побывать.
📒Cipher Code Of Dishonor Aaron Burr An American Enigma ✍ Alan J. Clark, M.D.
📝Cipher Code of Dishonor Aaron Burr an American Enigma Book Synopsis : Trinity: The Burrs versus Alexander Hamilton and the United States of America will be the first book to draw on unreported documents and genealogical information to reveal an unprecedented look into the relationships of Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton, Trinity Church Corporation and the Loyalists of Manhattan Island. Author Alan J. Clark shows in new perspective the battles and intrigues leading beyond the American Revolutionary War. With the melding of genealogy and timeline analysis Clark examines some of the intriguing ciphered letters of Aaron Burr to his daughter Theodosia, and looks again at Burr’s curious and complex war time exploits to determine where his Loyalist tendencies actually began. Clark further examines the land leases then traded prior, during, and after the war as speculation, or possibly as rewards from the English Crown for services performed in its favor in the colonies primarily through the Corporation of Trinity Church. The economics of early Manhattan and the Atlantic colonies were bolstered by the complex and secular behavior of the Corporation of Trinity Church acting as land bank for the Loyalists to the Throne of England. Clark appears to fill in the gaps in many recently published tomes by delving deeper into the actions of Burr and Hamilton, examining their extensive familial connections and behaviors to arrive at a complex web of intricacy bringing to life American History at its most personal level. This book does not reiterate the well worn paths of American History. Instead, it brings a crisp new approach that makes sense of seemingly insignificant, disjointed and inconsistent stories of the early history of our country.
📒Conduct Unbecoming ✍ Oonagh Gay
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📒Politics Religion And Society In England 1679 1742 ✍ Geoffrey Holmes
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📒The Heritage Guide To The Constitution ✍ David F. Forte
📝The Heritage Guide to the Constitution Book Synopsis : A landmark work of more than one hundred scholars, The Heritage Guide to the Constitution is a unique line-by-line analysis explaining every clause of America's founding charter and its contemporary meaning. In this fully revised second edition, leading scholars in law, history, and public policy offer more than two hundred updated and incisive essays on every clause of the Constitution. From the stirring words of the Preamble to the Twenty-seventh Amendment, you will gain new insights into the ideas that made America, important debates that continue from our Founding, and the Constitution's true meaning for our nation.
📝Broken Face In The Mirror Crooks and Fallen Stars That Look Very Much Like Us Book Synopsis :
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📒The Hamilton Papers ✍ Alexander Hamilton
📝The Hamilton Papers Book Synopsis : "If you liked Hamilton the musical, you absolutely need to read The Hamilton Papers" Do you love everything about the broadway show Hamilton: An American Musical? Do you find yourself listening to the Hamilton cast album on repeat all day and night? Do you quote Lin-Manuel Miranda to random people you meet? If so, this book is for you! The Hamilton Papers is the only complete resource for the historic documents from the hit Broadway musical. This amazing collection includes over 430 pages of Alexander Hamilton's writing wrapped in a beautifully designed matte soft-touch book cover. Get lost in Hamilton's elegant prose and go inside the mind of the man considered to be one of the greatest writers of his time. You'll be amazed by Hamilton's ability to convince people of his ideas using only his written words. A true Hamilton fan doesn't know the whole story until they've read this book! The Hamilton Papers was created to give fans of the show a behind-the-scenes look at history. Want to know what Hamilton wrote as a teenager that made his local community raise money to send him across an ocean to New York? What was so important about Hamilton's extramarital affair that he risked his marriage and reputation by writing a public pamphlet about it? What exactly were Hamilton and Burr writing to each other in letters that lead to their famous duel? Order The Hamilton Papers now to find out! The book includes the full versions of: THE FEDERALIST PAPERS, essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay. Referenced in the song "Non-Stop" in the musical THE REYNOLDS PAMPHLET, written by Alexander Hamilton about his scandalous affair of 1791-1792. Referenced in the song "The Reynolds Pamphlet" in the musical THE HURRICANE LETTER, written by Alexander Hamilton about the disastrous hurricane of August 1772 on St. Croix. This letter is how Alexander "wrote his way out" of poverty and is referenced in the songs "Alexander Hamilton" and "Hurricane" in the musical THE FARMER REFUTED, written by Alexander Hamilton and referenced in the song "Farmer Refuted" in the musical YOUR OBEDIENT SERVANT letters between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr that lead to the famous duel. Referenced in the song "Your Obedient Servant" in the musical BEST OF WIVES AND BEST OF WOMEN letter from Alexander Hamilton to his wife Eliza, his final note to her before he was killed by Aaron Burr. Referenced in the song "Best of Wives and Best of Women" in the musical
📒The Edinburgh History Of Scotland ✍ Gordon Donaldson
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📒Scotland 1689 To The Present ✍ William Ferguson
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📒The Half Way Pacifist ✍ Reginald C. Stuart
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📒Thomas Jefferson ✍ Alf Johnson Mapp
📝Thomas Jefferson Book Synopsis : It is the major premise of this book that the story of Thomas Jefferson in American History is a strange case of mistaken identity resulting in part from willful misrepresentation but even more from the wishful thinking of both admirers and detractors.