Bibliography (Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition)
Adair, Douglass. Fame and the Founding Fathers: Essays. Edited by Trevor Colbourn. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1998. An important series of essays, worthy of a thorough reading.
Boyd, Julian. Number 7: Alexander Hamilton’s Secret Attempts to Control American Foreign Policy. Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1964. The best anti-Hamilton work.
Brookhiser, Richard. Alexander Hamilton, American. New York: Free Press, 1999. An admiring popular biography.
Carey, George W. “The Federalist”: Design for a Constitutional Republic. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1994. An examination of The Federalist.
Cooke, Jacob E., ed. The Federalist. Cleveland: World Publishing, 1961. No look at Hamilton is complete without reading these papers. Cooke’s edition is a good source.
Frisch, Morton J. Alexander Hamilton and the Political Order: An Interpretation of His Political Thought and Practice. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1991. A good presentation of Hamilton’s ideas.
Kaplan, Lawrence S. Alexander Hamilton: Ambivalent Anglophile. Wilmington, Del.: SR Books, 2002. Captures Hamilton’s personality and his place in contemporary foreign policy.
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