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Read online The Hamilton Affair.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Hamilton Affair 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 by Elizabeth Cobbs

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No description available, Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution and featuring a cast of iconic characters such as George Washington Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette i The Hamilton Affair i tells the sweeping tumultuous true love story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler from tremulous beginning to bittersweet ending his at a dueling ground on the shores of the Hudson River hers more than half a century later after a brave successful life br br Hamilton was a bastard son raised on the Caribbean island of St Croix He went to America to pursue his education Along the way he became one of the American Revolution s most dashing and unlikely heroes Adored by Washington hated by Jefferson Hamilton was a lightning rod the most controversial leader of the American Revolution br br She was the well to do daughter of one of New York s most exalted families feisty adventurous and loyal to a fault When she met Alexander she fell head over heels She pursued him despite his illegitimacy and loved him despite his infidelity In two centuries ago she shamed Congress into supporting his seven orphaned children Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton started New York s first orphanage The only founding mother to truly embrace public service she raised children in addition to her own br With its flawless writing brilliantly drawn characters and epic scope i The Hamilton Affair i will take its place among the greatest novels of American history br br br 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 i New York Times i 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, Commentators frequently call the United States an empire occasionally a benign empire sometimes an empire in denial and often a destructive empire Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman asserts instead that because of its unusual federal structure America has performed the role of umpire since compelling adherence to rules that gradually earned collective approval br br This provocative reinterpretation traces America s role in the world from the days of George Washington Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D Roosevelt to the present Cobbs Hoffman argues that the United States has been the pivot of a transformation that began outside its borders and before its founding in which nation states replaced the empires that had dominated history The Western values that America is often accused of imposing were in fact the result of this global shift i American Umpire i explores the rise of three values access to opportunity arbitration of disputes and transparency in government and business and finds that the United States is distinctive not in its embrace of these practices but in its willingness to persuade and even coerce others to comply But America s leadership is problematic as well as potent The nation has both upheld and violated the rules Taking sides in explosive disputes imposes significant financial and psychic costs By definition umpires cannot win br br i American Umpire i offers a powerful new framework for reassessing the country s role over the past years Amid urgent questions about future choices this book asks who if not the United States might enforce these new rules of world order, No description available