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Reappraising Benjamin Franklin : a bicentennial perspective, edited by J.A. Leo Lemay

Label
Reappraising Benjamin Franklin : a bicentennial perspective
Title
Reappraising Benjamin Franklin
Title remainder
a bicentennial perspective
Statement of responsibility
edited by J.A. Leo Lemay
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
R29 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1935-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lemay, J. A. Leo
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Statesmen
  • Printers
  • Scientists
Label
Reappraising Benjamin Franklin : a bicentennial perspective, edited by J.A. Leo Lemay
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 460-480) and index
Contents
  • The journalist as man of letters / Norman S. Grabo -- "Infamous practices" : risk-taking in Franklin's early journalism / Jeffery A. Smith -- Politics and temperance in Boston and Philadelphia : Benjamin Franklin's journalistic writings on drinking and drunkenness / Robert D. Arner -- "Scandal, like other virtues, is in part its own reward" : Franklin working the crime beat / Ronald A. Bosco -- Benjamin Franklin as publisher and bookseller / James N. Green -- Pride, prejudice, and jealousy : Benjamin Franklin's explanation for the American Revolution / Jack P. Greene -- Was Franklin too French? / Claude-Anne Lopez -- The peace treaties of 1782 and 1783 : diplomacy by affection / Esmond Wright -- "Plain, insinuating, persuasive" : Benjamin Franklin's final speech to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 / Barbara B. Oberg -- Franklin as enlightened natural philosopher / J.L. Heilbron
  • The bookkeeper of nature : Benjamin Franklin's electrical research and the development of experimental natural philosophy in the eighteenth century / Heinz Otto Sibum -- The American and British portraits of Benjamin Franklin / Wayne Craven -- The French portraits of Benjamin Franklin / Ellen G. Miles -- Benjamin Franklin and traditional music / Ellen R. Cohn -- Franklin's library / Edwin Wolf 2nd -- Franklin and emigration : the trajectory of use / Stephen Fender -- Caritas and capital : Franklin's Narrative of the late massacres / Carla Mulford --The alleged puritanism of Benjamin Franklin / A. Owen Aldridge -- The theme of vanity in Franklin's Autobiography / J.A. Leo Lemay -- Benjamin Franklin as founding father of American humor / Daniel Royot -- Franklin's vocabulary / David Yerkes -- Dr. Janus / Ralph Lerner
  • Collective benevolence and the common good in Franklin's philanthropy / John C. Van Horne -- Doing good while doing well : benevolence and self-interest in Franklin's Autobiography / Michael Zuckerman
Control code
25746464
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
499 p.
Isbn
9780874134483
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
91050237
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Reappraising Benjamin Franklin : a bicentennial perspective, edited by J.A. Leo Lemay
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 460-480) and index
Contents
  • The journalist as man of letters / Norman S. Grabo -- "Infamous practices" : risk-taking in Franklin's early journalism / Jeffery A. Smith -- Politics and temperance in Boston and Philadelphia : Benjamin Franklin's journalistic writings on drinking and drunkenness / Robert D. Arner -- "Scandal, like other virtues, is in part its own reward" : Franklin working the crime beat / Ronald A. Bosco -- Benjamin Franklin as publisher and bookseller / James N. Green -- Pride, prejudice, and jealousy : Benjamin Franklin's explanation for the American Revolution / Jack P. Greene -- Was Franklin too French? / Claude-Anne Lopez -- The peace treaties of 1782 and 1783 : diplomacy by affection / Esmond Wright -- "Plain, insinuating, persuasive" : Benjamin Franklin's final speech to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 / Barbara B. Oberg -- Franklin as enlightened natural philosopher / J.L. Heilbron
  • The bookkeeper of nature : Benjamin Franklin's electrical research and the development of experimental natural philosophy in the eighteenth century / Heinz Otto Sibum -- The American and British portraits of Benjamin Franklin / Wayne Craven -- The French portraits of Benjamin Franklin / Ellen G. Miles -- Benjamin Franklin and traditional music / Ellen R. Cohn -- Franklin's library / Edwin Wolf 2nd -- Franklin and emigration : the trajectory of use / Stephen Fender -- Caritas and capital : Franklin's Narrative of the late massacres / Carla Mulford --The alleged puritanism of Benjamin Franklin / A. Owen Aldridge -- The theme of vanity in Franklin's Autobiography / J.A. Leo Lemay -- Benjamin Franklin as founding father of American humor / Daniel Royot -- Franklin's vocabulary / David Yerkes -- Dr. Janus / Ralph Lerner
  • Collective benevolence and the common good in Franklin's philanthropy / John C. Van Horne -- Doing good while doing well : benevolence and self-interest in Franklin's Autobiography / Michael Zuckerman
Control code
25746464
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
499 p.
Isbn
9780874134483
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
91050237
Other physical details
ill.

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