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    Edmund S. Morgan is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University. He is the author of Benjamin Franklin, published by Yale University Press.
    A classic of eighteenth-century American history and literature, Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography has had an influence perhaps unequaled by any other book by an American writer. Written ostensibly as a letter to his son William, Franklin's Autobiography offers his reflections on philosophy and religion, politics, war, education, material success, and the status of women.

    Prepared by the editors of The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, this edition is drawn with scrupulous care from the original manuscript in Franklin's handwriting now in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. The introduction by Leonard W. Labaree places the autobiography in literary and historical contexts. In a new foreword, Edmund S. Morgan writes about Franklin's dual allegiance as an American and a subject of an English king—and his emergence as a leader of the American Revolution. This edition also includes biographical notes, a chronology of Franklin's life, and an updated bibliography.


    ISBN 9780300098587
    Format Paperback
    Publisher Date 2003-06-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Yale Univ Pr
    Height 7.75 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.6 lb
    Language English
    Edition Number 2
    Audience College/higher education
    Authors Franklin, Benjamin

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    • "Connects the dots" to Franklin attributes
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      This Autobiography was Franklin's work in progress over the span of his life, which included written correspondence with family and acquaintances. It's pretty much copied in text from his hand written prose, which included colloquial terms for that period. A very enlightening insight to one of our nations Founding Fathers.

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      I bought this book for my husband. He's read it before but it's for his collection. He thoroughly enjoyed it.

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