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Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

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Though he was a hero of the Revolutionary War, a prominent New York politician, and vice president of the United States, Aaron Burr is today best remembered as the villain who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel.But as H. W. Brands demonstrates in this fascinating portrait of one of the most compelling politicians in American history, Burr was also a man before his timea proponent of equality between the sexes well over a century before women were able to vote in the US. Through Burr's extensive, witty correspondence with his daughter Theodosia, Brands traces the arc of a scandalous political career and the early years of American politics. The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr not only dramatizes through their words his eventful life, it also tells a touching story of a father's love for his exceptional daughter, which endured through public shame, bankruptcy, and exile, and outlasted even Theodosia's tragic disappearance at sea.A Paperback OriginalFrom the Trade Paperback edition.

Details

Titel: Heartbreak of Aaron Burr
Autoren/Herausgeber: H.W. Brands

ISBN/EAN: 9780307743282

Seitenzahl: 224
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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