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Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World

Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World

by Page Talbott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300107994

ISBN-13: 9780300107999

Pub. Date: 11/11/2005

Publisher: Yale University Press

Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World examines the many facets of America’s most extraordinary founding father. Politician, diplomat, scientist, printer, and civic improver, Franklin influenced every aspect of American life, from his own time to the present. This book, designed to accompany the traveling Benjamin Franklin

Overview

Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World examines the many facets of America’s most extraordinary founding father. Politician, diplomat, scientist, printer, and civic improver, Franklin influenced every aspect of American life, from his own time to the present. This book, designed to accompany the traveling Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary exhibition celebrating Franklin’s 300th birthday, includes essays by ten prominent scholars that offer an overview of Franklin’s life and  cover the full range of his interests and achievements, illustrated by more than 265 color images—portraits, manuscripts, drawings, maps, paintings, engravings, and a plethora of Franklin's possessions, from teacups to printing equipment. This comprehensive guide, combining new scholarship with unique images—many of which have never been exhibited before—will be a must-have for anyone interested in Franklin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300107999
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
11/11/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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