Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr

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Challenges popular beliefs about the infamous Revolutionary era figure, revealing how a politically aggressive Alexander Hamilton subverted Burr's career through a slanderous letter-writing campaign, in a complimentary portrait that presents evidence of Burr's political talents and dedicated patriotism.

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a Isenbergas meticulous biography reveals a gifted lawyer, politician and orator who championed civility in government and even feminist ideals, in a political climate that bears a marked resemblance to our own.a
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Isenberg s meticulous biography reveals a gifted lawyer, politician and orator who championed civility in government and even feminist ideals, in a political climate that bears a marked resemblance to our own.
"The Washington Post"
Full of insight and new research. It is an important and engaging account.
"The New York Times Book Review"
[A] sterling biography.
"The Boston Globe"

? Isenberg's meticulous biography reveals a gifted lawyer, politician and orator who championed civility in government and even feminist ideals, in a political climate that bears a marked resemblance to our own.?
?"The Washington Post"

? Full of insight and new research. It is an important and engaging account.?
?"The New York Times Book Review"

?[A] sterling biography.?
?"The Boston Globe"
"Full of insight and new research. An important and engaging account."--New York Times Book Review

"A sterling biography."--Boston Globe

"Isenberg offers justice to a maligned man."--Wall Street Journal

"Isenberg's meticulous biography reveals a gifted lawyer, politician, and orator who championed civility in government and even feminist ideals, in a political climate that bears a marked resemblance to our own."--Washington Post

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Nancy Isenberg, a New Jersey native, is the Mary Frances Barnard Chair in 19th- Century American History at the University of Tulsa. She is the author of Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America, which was chosen as the “best book in the field of the early American Republic” for 1999 by the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.

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