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Baldick, Robert. "The Duel: A History of Dueling." New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1965.

Brookhiser, Richard. "Alexander Hamilton: American." New York: The Free Press, 1999.

Cochran, Hamilton. "Noted American Duels and Hostile Encounters." Philadelphia and New York: Chilton Books, 1963.

Fleming, Thomas. "Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr and the Future of America. "New York: Basic Books, 1999

Hecht, Marie B. "Odd Destiny: The Life of Alexander Hamilton." New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1982.

Lomask, Milton. "Aaron Burr: The Conspiracy and Years of Exile 1805-1836." New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1979.

Randall, Willard Sterne. "Thomas Jefferson: A Life." New York: John Macrae/ Henry Holt and Company, 1993.

Stevens, William Oliver. "Pistols at Ten Paces: The Story of the Code of Honor in America." Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1940.

Vail, Philip. "The Great American Rascal: The Turbulent Life of Aaron Burr." New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1973.


Articles and dissertations

Freeman, Joanne. "Affairs of Honor: Political Combat and Character in the Early Republic" (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Virginia, 1998).

Freeman, Joanne. "Dueling as Politics: Reinterpreting the Burr-Hamilton Duel," William and Mary Quarterly 53 (April 1996):289-318.

Freeman, Joanne. "Slander, Poison, Whispers, and Fame: Jefferson's 'Anas' and Political Gossip in the Early Republic," Journal of the Early Republic 15 (Spring 1995):25-57.

Web

"The Federalist Papers", at the Library of Congress



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