This better half offers a entire survey of the lifestyles, paintings and legacy of Benjamin Franklin - the oldest, such a lot exact, and multifaceted of the founders.
- Includes contributions from throughout a number educational disciplines
- Combines conventional and state-of-the-art scholarship, from complete and rising specialists within the field
- Pays unique recognition to the yankee Revolution, the Enlightenment, journalism, colonial American society, and topics of race, category, and gender
- Places Franklin within the context of modern paintings in political idea, American reports, American literature, fabric tradition reports, pop culture, and overseas relations
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