Hamilton: Selected Writings is a compendium of Alexander Hamilton’s writings that reflects his constitutional legacy. A short and accessible collection of the Founding Father’s most essential writings, this is Alexander Hamilton, in his own words.
This book is part of the new Penguin Liberty series, a curated collection of historical, political, and legal classic texts relevant to constitutional rights. This collection includes key historic speeches, pamphlets, essays and letters by Alexander Hamilton, focusing on his legacy as the author of the majority of the essays of The Federalist Papers, defending the U.S. Constitution. The volume features an introduction by editor Corey Brettschneider.
Corey Brettschneider is a professor of political science at Brown University, where he teaches constitutional law and politics, as well as visiting professor of law at Fordham Law School. He has also been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School and the University of Chicago Law School. His recent writing has appeared in The New York Times, Politico, and The Washington Post. He is the author of The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents. He is also the author of two books about constitutional law and civil liberties and numerous articles that appear in top academic journals and law reviews. His constitutional law casebook is widely used in classrooms throughout the United States. Brettschneider holds a PhD in politics from Princeton and a JD from Stanford Law School.