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American Machiavelli : Alexander Hamilton and the Origins of U. S. Foreign Policy - 04 edition

American Machiavelli : Alexander Hamilton and the Origins of U. S. Foreign Policy (ISBN10: 0521708745; ISBN13: 9780521708746)
ISBN13: 978-0521708746
ISBN10: 0521708745

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0521834858
ISBN10: 0521834856

Summary: Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was an illegitimate West Indian emigrant who became the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. American Machiavelli focuses on Hamilton's controversial activities as foreign policy adviser and aspiring military leader. In the first major study of his foreign policy role in 30 years, John Lamberton Harper describes a decade of bitter division over the role of the Federal government in the economy during the 1790s and draws parallels betwe
en Hamilton and the sixteenth century Italian political adviser, Niccolò Machiavelli. Harper provides an original and highly readable account of Hamiltonas famous clashes with Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, and his key role in defining the U.S. national security strategy.
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Summary: Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was an illegitimate West Indian emigrant who became the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. American Machiavelli focuses on Hamilton's controversial activities as foreign policy adviser and aspiring military leader. In the first major study of his foreign policy role in 30 years, John Lamberton Harper describes a decade of bitter division over the role of the Federal government in the economy during the 1790s and draws parallels between Hamilton and the sixteenth century Italian political adviser, Niccolò Machiavelli. Harper provides an original and highly readable account of Hamiltonas famous clashes with Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, and his key role in defining the U.S. national security strategy.
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Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 2004
International: No



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