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Perhaps the most remarkable figure in American history, Benjamin Franklin was a man of vast contradictions as this brilliant biography of the statesman, scientist, and moralist demonstrates. Unraveling the enigma of Franklin's character, Morgan shows that he was the rare individual who consistently placed public interest above his own desires. Illustrations.

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Benjamin Franklin was a man of vast contradictions, as Edmund Morgan demonstrates in this biography. Seeking to unravel the enigma of Franklin's character, Morgan shows that he was a rare individual who consistently placed the public interest before his own desires.

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ISBN:
9780300095326
Foreword:
Franklin, Benjamin
Foreword:
Morgan, Edmund S.
Foreword by:
Franklin, Benjamin
Foreword:
Franklin, Benjamin
Author:
Morgan, Edmund S.
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Location:
New Haven, Conn.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Inventors
Subject:
Statesmen
Subject:
Printers
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Franklin, Benjamin
Subject:
Statesmen -- United States.
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Subject:
Biography-Political
Subject:
Historical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
10381
Publication Date:
20030811
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
20 b/w illus.
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in 0.6 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Benjamin Franklin was a man of vast contradictions, as Edmund Morgan demonstrates in this biography. Seeking to unravel the enigma of Franklin's character, Morgan shows that he was a rare individual who consistently placed the public interest before his own desires.
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