Nigel Hamilton’s Books

The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942 (2014)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 528 pages

American Caesars: Lives of the Presidents, From Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush (2011)
Yale University Press, 624 pages. 

  • Bill Clinton: Mastering the Presidency (2007)
  • Biography: A Brief History (2007)
  • Montgomery: D-Day Commander (2006)
  • The Full Monty: Montgomery of Alamein 1887 – 1942 (2001)
  • JFK: Reckless Youth (1995)
  • Monty: The Battles of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (1994)
  • Frontiers (1991)
  • Monty: the Man behind the Legend (1988)
  • Monty: Final Years of the Field-Marshall 1944 – 1976 (1986)
  • Monty: The Making of a General (1981)
  • The Brothers Mann (1979)
  • America Began at Greenwich (1976)
  • Guide to Greenwich (1972)
  • Greenwich in Colour (1971)
  • Royal Greenwich (1969)

Ordering books by Nigel Hamilton

Check out The Mantle of Command website

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Book Reviews for American Caesars

it succeeds brilliantly ... American Caesars is a commanding study on the nature of personal authority and the presidency." Irish Times

"An impressive body of work that has strong, gripping themes" Herald Scotland

"Hamilton .. is widely respected in academic circles for the durability and gravity of his historical works ...What distinguishes Hamilton’s book is that he has been able to portray the character of each president as he was seen by his critics, but also as the president in question saw himself." Asharq Alawsat, the leading Arabic International Daily

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