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Radical Hamilton: Economic Lessons from a Misunderstood Founder

Author: Christian Parenti.

Radical Hamilton: Economic Lessons from a Misunderstood Founder

Author: Christian Parenti.

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Item #: D32871
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781786633927
He was a tough soldier, austere workaholic, and exacting bureaucrat, yet Alexander Hamilton was also a sexual libertine and a glory-obsessed romantic with suicidal tendencies. As Parenti argues, however, we have yet to fully appreciate Hamilton as the primary architect of American capitalism. In this exploration of Hamilton's life and work, Christian Parenti... More
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He was a tough soldier, austere workaholic, and exacting bureaucrat, yet Alexander Hamilton was also a sexual libertine and a glory-obsessed romantic with suicidal tendencies. As Parenti argues, however, we have yet to fully appreciate Hamilton as the primary architect of American capitalism. In this exploration of Hamilton's life and work, Christian Parenti rediscovers this gadfly as a pathbreaking political thinker and institution builder who laid the foundation for America's ascent to global supremacy—for better or worse.


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