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The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin : with related documents

Author: Benjamin Franklin; Louis P Masur
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, ©2003.
Series: Bedford series in history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This edition of Franklin's famous autobiography is accompanied by a portfolio of illustrations and an introduction that provides background for students and invites them to think about the work's lasting impact on American society and culture.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Franklin; Louis P Masur
ISBN: 0312404158 9780312404154
OCLC Number: 52354451
Description: xiii, 208 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1: Introduction: the life of Benjamin Franklin --
The road to success --
A political life --
The history of the Autobiography --
2: The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin --
Franklin's first outline for the Autobiography --
3: Related documents --
Plan of Conduct, 1726 --
Poor Richard Improved, 1758 --
Letter to Lord Howe, July 20, 1776 --
Speech in the Convention at the conclusion of its deliberations, September 17, 1787 --
An address to the public, November 9, 1789 --
Sidi Mehemet Ibrahim on the slave trade, March 23, 1790.
Series Title: Bedford series in history and culture.
Other Titles: Autobiography
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Louis P. Masur.

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This edition of Franklin's famous autobiography is accompanied by a portfolio of illustrations and an introduction that provides background for students and invites them to think about the work's lasting impact on American society and culture.

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