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The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

Author: Gordon S Wood; Peter Johnson
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : HighBridge, ℗2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Central to America's idea of itself is the character of Benjamin Franklin. We all know him, or think we do: In recent works and in our inherited conventional wisdom, he remains fixed in place as a genial polymath and self-improver who was so very American that he is known by us all as the first American.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon S Wood; Peter Johnson
ISBN: 1565118855 9781565118850
OCLC Number: 55655278
Notes: Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Peter Johnson.
Description: 6 audiocassettes (10.5 hr.) : analog, Dolby processed
Responsibility: Gordon S. Wood.

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Central to America's idea of itself is the character of Benjamin Franklin. We all know him, or think we do: In recent works and in our inherited conventional wisdom, he remains fixed in place as a genial polymath and self-improver who was so very American that he is known by us all as the first American.

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