Franklin on Franklin

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University Press of Kentucky, 2005 M01 1 - 315 páginas

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Franklin on Franklin

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Like the author's previous book, Lincoln on Lincoln (Univ. Pr. of Kentucky, 2001), this recent volume contains various writings that delineate the former president's life and ideas. The first 23 ... Leer comentario completo

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Ben Franklin Revising
1
Growing Up Bostonian January 1706April 1722
11
Becoming a Journalist April 1722September 1723
26
On the Road to Philadelphia 25 September1 October 1723
31
Settling at Philadelphia October 1723May 1724
36
A Prodigals Return to Boston April 25June 1724
41
Plotting to Deceive Being Deceived JuneNovember 1724
49
Living in London 25 December 172421 July 1726
59
Establishing an Academy 1749
156
Retiring to Public Service 17481753
160
Experimenting with Electricity 17431753
170
Promoting a United Front 1754
178
Soldiering on the Frontier 1756
194
Making a Mission to London 17561757
205
Lobbying in London 17571762
218
Skirmishing with Parliament 17571765
226

Sailing Home 23 July11 October 1726
69
Facing Uncertain Philadelphia Future 17261727
79
Venturing into Business May 1728September 1730
89
Entering Business For Himself 17291730
95
Finding Felicity in Philadelphia 17311732
103
Promoting Virtue Views 17311754
120
Taking Care of Business 17361739
130
Promoting the Great Awakening 17391740
138
Promoting Provincial Defense 1740s
146
Coping in a Calm 17661770
232
Agitating for All Americans 17701774
240
Failing to Reconcile 17741775
250
Forging Independence 17751785
259
Free at Last 17851790
270
Notes
289
Selected Bibliography
299
Index
303
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