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The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

Author: Gordon S Wood
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, [2004] ©2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a portrait of the complex, often contradictory figure of Benjamin Franklin, a man who was at once the quintessential American and a cosmopolitan lover of Europe, and a one-time loyalist turned revolutionary.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon S Wood
ISBN: 159420019X 9781594200199
OCLC Number: 53398087
Description: xvi, 299 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Becoming a gentleman --
Becoming a British imperialist --
Becoming a patriot --
Becoming a diplomat --
Becoming an American.
Responsibility: Gordon S. Wood.

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Offers a portrait of the complex, often contradictory figure of Benjamin Franklin, a man who was at once the quintessential American and a cosmopolitan lover of Europe, and a one-time loyalist turned revolutionary.

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