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The first American : the life and times of Benjamin Franklin / H.W. Brands.

By: Brands, H. W.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Doubleday, 2000Edition: 1st ed.Description: vi, 759 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0385493282; 9780385493284.Subject(s): Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 | Statesmen -- United States -- Biography | United States -- Politics and government -- To 1775 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783 | Printers -- United States -- Biography | Scientists -- United States -- Biography | Scientists -- United States -- Biography | Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 | Hommes d'�Etat -- �Etats-Unis -- Biographies | Imprimeurs -- �Etats-Unis -- Biographies | Scientifiques -- �Etats-Unis -- Biographies | �Etats-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1775-1783 | �Etats-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- Jusqu'�a 1775 | Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 | Politics and government | Printers | Scientists | Statesmen | United States | Franklin, Benjamin | Franklin, Benjamin <1706-1790> | Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 | Hommes d'�Etat - �Etats-Unis - Biographies | Imprimeurs - �Etats-Unis - Biographies | Scientifiques - �Etats-Unis - Biographies | �Etats-Unis - Politique et gouvernement - 1775-1783 | �Etats-Unis - Politique et gouvernement - Jusqu'�a 1775 | To 1783Genre/Form: Biography.Additional physical formats: Online version:: First American.; Online version:: First American.DDC classification: 973.3/092 | B Other classification: HS 3925 Online resources: Sample text | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
Prologue: January 29, 1774 -- Boston beginnings: 1706-23 -- Friends and other strangers: 1723-24 -- London once: 1724-26 -- An imprint of his own: 1726-30 -- Poor Richard: 1730-35 -- Citizen: 1735-40 -- Arc of empire: 1741-48 -- Electricity and fame: 1748-51 -- A taste of politics: 1751-54 -- Join or die: 1754-55 -- The people's colonel: 1755-57 -- A larger stage: 1757-58 -- Imperialist: 1759-60 -- Briton: 1760-62 -- Rising in the west: 1762-64 -- Stamps and statesmanship: 1764-66 -- Duties and pleasures: 1766-67 -- Reason and riot: 1768-69 -- The rift widens: 1770-71 -- To kick a little: 1772-73 -- The cockpit: 1774-75 -- Rebel: 1775-76 -- Salvation in Paris: 1776-78 -- Bonhomme Richard: 1778-79 -- Minister plenipotentiary: 1779-81 -- Blessed work: 1781-82 -- Savant: 1783-85 -- Home: 1785-86 -- Sunrise at dusk: 1786-87 -- To sleep: 1787-90 -- Epilogue: April 17, 1990.
Summary: A complete biography of the statesman and scientist, Benjamin Franklin.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 717-742) and index.

A complete biography of the statesman and scientist, Benjamin Franklin.

Prologue: January 29, 1774 -- Boston beginnings: 1706-23 -- Friends and other strangers: 1723-24 -- London once: 1724-26 -- An imprint of his own: 1726-30 -- Poor Richard: 1730-35 -- Citizen: 1735-40 -- Arc of empire: 1741-48 -- Electricity and fame: 1748-51 -- A taste of politics: 1751-54 -- Join or die: 1754-55 -- The people's colonel: 1755-57 -- A larger stage: 1757-58 -- Imperialist: 1759-60 -- Briton: 1760-62 -- Rising in the west: 1762-64 -- Stamps and statesmanship: 1764-66 -- Duties and pleasures: 1766-67 -- Reason and riot: 1768-69 -- The rift widens: 1770-71 -- To kick a little: 1772-73 -- The cockpit: 1774-75 -- Rebel: 1775-76 -- Salvation in Paris: 1776-78 -- Bonhomme Richard: 1778-79 -- Minister plenipotentiary: 1779-81 -- Blessed work: 1781-82 -- Savant: 1783-85 -- Home: 1785-86 -- Sunrise at dusk: 1786-87 -- To sleep: 1787-90 -- Epilogue: April 17, 1990.

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