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Author Wood, Gordon S.

Title The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin / Gordon S. Wood.

Published New York : Penguin Press, 2004.


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 UniM Bail  973.3092 FRAN/ WOOD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 299 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Wood scrutinizes the less typically American traits possessed by Franklin--such as his longtime loyalty to the Crown--and why he still became one of the Revolution's necessary men.
Subject Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Influence.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Public opinion.
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.
Scientists -- United States -- Biography.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography.
Printers -- United States -- Biography.
Public opinion -- United States.
ISBN 159420019X (alk. paper)