History and Hamilton: An American Musical

Historical Inaccuracies and Forgotten Voices

Baptist, Edward E. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. Basic Books: 2014, https://www.docdroid.net/xo3k/the-half-has-never-been-told.pdf.html.

Brand, H. W. “Founders Chic: Our reverence for the Fathers has gotten out of hand.” The Atlantic, September 2003, https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2003/09/founders-chic/302773/.

Cornblatt, Johannah. “‘Town Destroyer” Versus the Iroquis Indians: Forty Indian villages—and a powerful indigenous nation—were razed on the orders of George Washington.” US News, 27 June 2008, https://www.usnews.com/news/national/articles/2008/06/27/town-destroyer-versus-the-iroquois-indians.

Cutterham, Tom. “Alexander Hamilton and the Inconvenient 1780s.” The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History, 5 January 2016, https://earlyamericanists.com/2016/01/05/alexander-hamilton-and-the-inconvenient-1780s/.

DuRoss, Michelle. “Somewhere in Between: Alexander Hamilton and Slavery.” Archiving Early America, https://www.varsitytutors.com/earlyamerica/early-america-review/volume-15/hamilton-and-slavery.

Frank, Jason and Isaac Kramnick. “What ‘Hamilton’ Forgets About Hamilton.” The New York Yimes, 10 June 2016, https://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/11/opinion/what-hamilton-forgets-about-alexander-hamilton.html?smid=tw-nytopinion&smtyp=cur&_r=0.

Freeman, Joanne B. “How Hamilton Uses History: What Lin-manuel Miranda included in his portrait of a heroic, complicated Founding Father—and what he left out.” Slate, 11 November 2011, http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2015/11/how_lin_manuel_miranda_used_real_history_in_writing_hamilton.html.

Galella, Donatella. “Racializing the American Revolution Review of the Broadway Musical Hamilton.” Advocate, 16 November 2015, http://gcadvocate.com/2015/11/16/racializing-the-american-revolution-review-of-the-broadway-musical-hamilton/. 

“Hamilton: Lin-Manuel Miranda On the Play’s Historical Inaccuracies.” Genius, 2 November 2015, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRJEOsyCfvQ.

Hammill, Ryan. “‘Hamilton’ Succeeds by Recreating the American Founding Myth Sans Slavery.” The Federalist, 1 March 2017, http://thefederalist.com/2017/03/01/hamilton-succeeds-recreating-american-founding-myth-sans-slavery/.

Herrmann, Rachel. “‘Daddy Schuyler, Hamilton, and the Dakota Access Pipeline.” The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History, 1 November 2016, https://earlyamericanists.com/2016/11/01/daddy-schuyler-hamilton-and-the-dakota-access-pipeline/.

Knott, Stephen F. “The Adams Family’s Revenge Against Alexander Hamilton.” The Federalist, 8 October 2015, http://thefederalist.com/2015/10/08/the-adams-familys-revenge-against-alexander-hamilton/.

Gordon-Reed, Annette. “Hamilton: The Musical: Blacks and the Founding Fathers.” National Council on Public History, 6 April 2016, http://ncph.org/history-at-work/hamilton-the-musical-blacks-and-the-founding-fathers/.

Mansea, Peter. “Father Worship: Hamilton’s New World scripture.” The Baffler, Issue 32, September 2016, http://thebaffler.com/salvos/father-worship.

McWhorter, John. “The Exhausting and Useless Accusations of Racism Against ‘Hamilton.” The Daily Beast, 16 April 2016, http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/04/16/the-exhausting-and-useless-accusations-of-racism-against-hamilton.html?via=mobile&source=twitter.

Monteiro, Lyra D. “Review Essay: Race-Conscious Casting and the Erasure of the Black Past in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton.” The Pubic Historian, vol. 38, no. 1, February 2016, pp. 89-98, http://tph.ucpress.edu/content/38/1/89.full.pdf+html.

–. “It’s not ‘just a musical.’” National Council on Public History, 10 June 2016, http://ncph.org/history-at-work/tag/race-conscious-casting-and-the-erasure-of-the-black-past-in-lin-manuel-mirandas-hamilton-responses/.

Morales, Ed. “Lyra Monteiro Interview on Hamilton (Long Version).” #LatinoCoolhttps://soundcloud.com/ed-morales-12/lyra-monteiro-interview-about-hamilton-long-version.

Minty, Christopher and Nora Slonimsky. “Historians Attend Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton: An American Musical.” The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History, 7 August 2015, https://earlyamericanists.com/2015/08/07/hamilton_review-2/.

Onion, Rebecca. “A Hamilton Skeptic on Why the Show Isn’t As Revolutionary As It Seems.” Slate, 4 April 2017, http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2016/04/a_hamilton_critic_on_why_the_musical_isn_t_so_revolutionary.html.

Owen, Ken. “Historians and Hamilton: Founders Chic and the Cult of Personality.” The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History, 21 April 2016, https://earlyamericanists.com/2016/04/21/historians-and-hamilton-founders-chic-and-the-cult-of-personality/.

Reed, Ishmael. “Hamilton and the Negro Whisper’s: Miranda’s Consumer Fraud.” Blackbird Press News, 15 April 2016. https://blackbirdpressnews.blogspot.ca/2016/06/ishmael-reed-on-musical-hamilton-negro.html.

Romano, Aja. “Hamilton is fanfic, and its historical critics are totally missing the point.” Vox, 4 July 2016, http://www.vox.com/2016/4/14/11418672/hamilton-is-fanfic-not-historically-inaccurate.

“Episode 18: Is Hamilton Problematic?.” Sad Girls Club Podcast, 7 April 2016, https://www.mixcloud.com/sgcpod/sad-girls-cl%C3%BCb-episode-18-is-hamilton-problematic/.

Schuessler, Jennifer. “Hamilton’ and History: Are they in synch?.” The New York Times. 10 April 2016, https://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/11/theater/hamilton-and-history-are-they-in-sync.html.

Thelwell, Chinua. “‘Hamilton’ missed a chance to highlight Haitian Revolution.” Miami Herald, http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article94055387.html.

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