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Benjamin Franklin, a biographical companion

Author: Jennifer Durham Bass
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©1997.
Series: ABC-CLIO biographical companion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Now, for the first time, Benjamin Franklin's life is examined in an encyclopedia designed for ease of use. The entries in this comprehensive volume cover writings, people, events, and interests. Each entry thoroughly describes and defines the topic and places it in its historical context. Cross-references to related topics and suggestions for further reading appear after each entry. Readers will also find a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference sources
Encyclopedias
Biography Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Durham, Jennifer L.
Benjamin Franklin, a biographical companion.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©1997
(OCoLC)605252049
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Durham Bass
ISBN: 0874369312 9780874369311
OCLC Number: 37742366
Description: xv, 322 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Title: ABC-CLIO biographical companion.
Other Titles: Benjamin Franklin
Responsibility: Jennifer L. Durham.

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Now, for the first time, Benjamin Franklin's life is examined in an encyclopedia designed for ease of use. The entries in this comprehensive volume cover writings, people, events, and interests. Each entry thoroughly describes and defines the topic and places it in its historical context. Cross-references to related topics and suggestions for further reading appear after each entry. Readers will also find a chronology of major events in Franklin's life and career from 1706 to 1790, selected writings, a bibliography, and a thorough subject index. Benjamin Franklin: A Biographical Companion is an invaluable and compelling reference work for high school, college, and general readers interested in studying Benjamin Franklin and eighteenth-century America.

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