Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

In Search of A Better World

Book - 2005
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Examines the many facets of America's most extraordinary founding father. Politician, diplomat, scientist, printer, and civic improver, Franklin influenced every aspect of American life, from his own time to the present. This book, designed to accompany the traveling Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary exhibition celebrating Franklin's 300th birthday, includes essays by ten prominent scholars that offer an overview of Franklin's life and cover the full range of his interests and achievements, illustrated by more than 265 color images--portraits, manuscripts, drawings, maps, paintings, engravings, and a plethora of Franklin's possessions, from teacups to printing equipment.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New Haven :, Yale University Press,, [2005]
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780300107999
0300107994
Branch Call Number: 973.3092 F8343B
Characteristics: xix, 375 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm

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