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Is Hamilton as revolutionary as its creators and many commentators claim Perfect for students teachers theatre fans hip hop heads and history buffs alike these short and lively essays examine why Hamilton became an Obama era sensation and consider its continued relevance in the age of Trump Whether you are a fan or a skeptic you will come away from this collection with a new appreciation for the meaning and importance of the Hamilton phenomeno. TLDR If you like Hamilton you must read this book PeriodI recently saw Hamilton for the first time and enjoyed it very much At the same time certain uestions and irritations kept distracting me during the show How accurate is all of this Are any of these characters people of color or just the actors I ve only heard fanatical love for this show What legit criticisms have been raised Historians on Hamilton was exactly the book I needed It s filled with enthusiastic praise but also thoughtful and important criticisms It runs the gamut from the history of Founders Chic literature to 18th century fiscal policy The selections are diverse and mostly well writtenThe highlight of this volume for me at least is Chapter 3 Race Conscious Casting and the Erasure of the Black Past in Hamilton by Lyra D Monteiro Her piece is filled with perspectives that echo perfectly the thoughts I had while watching the show For example on p 64 In the show stopping tune The Room Where It Happens the line No one else was in the room where it happened completely erases the slaves who would have been in that room serving dinner I liked this chapter so much I made copies for my students and teacher friendsThe weakest links are pretty weak as in the floppy and insubstantial reflection on teaching to Hamilton loving students Chapter 11 Mind the Gap Teaching Hamilton by Jim Cullen The final piece by Claire Bond Potter one of the book s editors about Miranda s use of social media is interesting I suppose but it doesn t feel important Many of its claims feel overblown and faddishI learned the most from Chapter 9 From The Black Crook to Hamilton A Brief History of Hot Tickets on Broadway by Elizabeth L Wollman mostly because I knew nothing about Broadway before reading that section I wish she would have given some credit to Sarah Schulman for Rent but that s a minor point Anyone looking for details should reach Schulman s excellent book StageStruckI believe today as I did on the night I saw it for myself that Hamilton is an excellent play with excellent music I agree with Black Thought and Nas featured in the PBS documentary Hamilton s America that Miranda brings an essence of authentic hip hop to the page and the stage But I also agree with critics like Ishmael Reed and Lyra D Monteiro that choosing to portray only white characters does a painful disservice to the audience and history itself I am cheered to see young people including many of my students eager to dive into the past because of Hamilton I worry that the scope of their fascination might be limited by the limitations of the play Those limitations are important and this book does a good job of exploring them Book of Isms of Trump Whether you are a fan バガボンド 1 or a skeptic you will come away from this collection with a new appreciation for the meaning and importance Расул Гамзатов Стихи of the Hamilton phenomeno. 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Historians on Hamilton

Might mean for our understanding of America’s history The contributors examine what the musical got right what it got wrong and why it matters Does Hamilton’s hip hop take on the Founding Fathers misrepresent our nation’s past or does it offer a bold positive vision for our nation’s future Can a musical so unabashedly contemporary and deliberately anachronistic still communicate historical truths about American culture and politics And. This is an excellent collection of essays for fans of Hamilton who want a critical look at their favorite show The essays by no means criticize the show too harshly many authors freely admit that they too are fans but they investigate the ways in which this musical may not be uite as revolutionary as it claims to be and it delineates ways that future shows might take the Hamilton concept even further A lot of historical background was given about Hamilton and the Revolutionary period as well as some interesting histories of Broadway and all in all I genuinely enjoyed this collection and feel like I ve learned a lot I definitely look at Hamilton in a different light now but that does not diminish my enjoyment of the music at all Brenda has a dragon in her blood our understanding Divan Of Rudaki of America’s history The contributors examine what the musical got right what it got wrong and why it matters Does Hamilton’s hip hop take Choice Stories for Children on the Founding Fathers misrepresent Öbür Divan our nation’s past Summary of Homo Deus or does it Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes offer a bold positive vision for The Teams Milking Cow our nation’s future Can a musical so unabashedly contemporary and deliberately anachronistic still communicate historical truths about American culture and politics And. This is an excellent collection Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) of Hamilton who want a critical look at their favorite show The essays by no means criticize the show too harshly many authors freely admit that they too are fans but they investigate the ways in which this musical may not be uite as revolutionary as it claims to be and it delineates ways that future shows might take the Hamilton concept even further A lot Zenith of historical background was given about Hamilton and the Revolutionary period as well as some interesting histories A Pale Light in the Black of Broadway and all in all I genuinely enjoyed this collection and feel like I ve learned a lot I definitely look at Hamilton in a different light now but that does not diminish my enjoyment

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America has gone Hamilton crazy Lin Manuel Miranda’s Tony winning musical has spawned sold out performances a triple platinum cast album and a score so catchy that it is being used to teach US history in classrooms across the country But just how historically accurate is Hamilton And how is the show itself making history Historians on Hamilton brings together a collection of top scholars to explain the Hamilton phenomenon and explore what it. A series of essays from different professional authors history art sociology etc all about the broadway musical Hamilton They discuss the history inside of the musical the history of the Broadway musical the impact of Hamilton on musical theater and in society Very well written and very engaging to read And I haven t even seen the musical yet Imagine Me out performances a triple platinum cast album and a score so catchy that it is being used to teach US history in classrooms across the country But just how historically accurate is Hamilton And how is the show itself making history Historians Beyond Temptation on Hamilton brings together a collection Past Due Debt Collection of top scholars to explain the Hamilton phenomenon and explore what it. A series Die Visioene Van Johanna Brandt of essays from different professional authors history art sociology etc all about the broadway musical Hamilton They discuss the history inside The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline of the musical the history The Accidental Activist of Hamilton Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions on musical theater and in society Very well written and very engaging to read And I haven t even seen the musical yet


10 thoughts on “Historians on Hamilton

  1. says:

    As a fan of the Broadway show Hamilton I've actually been looking forward to seeing some legitimate criticism of the show from a historical perspective It's always interesting to see the opposite side to uestion the media you love O

  2. says:

    A series of essays from different professional authors history art sociology etc all about the broadway musical Hamilton They discuss the history inside of the musical the history of the Broadway musical the impact of Hamilton on musical theater and in society Very well written and very engaging to read And I haven’t even seen the musical yet

  3. says:

    Due to the essay style of the book certain elements were a little repetitive as each contributor noted similar things Mostly

  4. says:

    This is an excellent collection of essays for fans of Hamilton who want a critical look at their favorite show The essays by no means criticize the show too harshly many authors freely admit that they too are fans but they investigate the ways in which this musical may not be uite as revolutionary as it claims to be and it delineates ways that future shows might take the Hamilton concept even further A lot of historical backgrou

  5. says:

    There are a lot of things to admire about this collection voices from theatre historians contemporary historians

  6. says:

    For the record I am a mad 'Hamilton' fan who has for the last almost three years been besotted with Lin Manuel Miranda's magnum opus so this review is born out of a desire to delve further into the cultural phenomenon of the Broadway musical with a sidebar nod to my love of history Thankfully even with a position of bias predicating a positive outlook on this book in the first place as well as having come to it

  7. says:

    A wonderful book of essays about the Hamilton musical some dealing with the historical accuracy of the play others looking at the interest the play has stirred up with people wanting to learn about the founding of our country and a bit of Broadway history about how musicals have changed over the years The essays were interesting and I learned much I think this is well worth reading even if the play wasn't seen

  8. says:

    TLDR If you like Hamilton you must read this book PeriodI recently saw Hamilton for the first time and enjoyed it very much At the same time certain uestions and irritations kept distracting me during the show How accurate is all of this? Are any of these characters people of color or just the actors? I've only heard fanatical love for this show What legit criticisms have been raised? Historians on Hamilton was exactly the book I

  9. says:

    This book comprises 15 essays by academic historians reflecting on Hamilton the musicalThe overall point of the essays is not to bash the musical but to provide additional historical context which the majority of the musical's audience probably don't haveOne idea that ties together a lot of the criticism is th

  10. says:

    I love musical theater and early American history so when I heard about Hamilton I was super excited I saw it in November of 2015 and adored it listening to it nonstop even as a Jeffersonian I loved it And as I listened to itlook I

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