Benjamin Franklin is generally considered one of America's most versatile and talented statesmen, scientists, and philosophers. His achievements include publisher of Poor Richard's Almanac and many articles on political, economic, religious, philosophical and scientific subjects. He was the inventor of bifocals, the Franklin stove, lightening rod, he was one of the signers of the 'Declaration of Independence', and the founder of, what is now the University of Pennsylvania. This book presents a detailed and riveting review of Franklin's life based on excerpts from the renowned 1899 book on Franklin by Sydney George Fisher. This overview is augmented by a substantial selective bibliography, which features access through title, subject and author indexes.16 cm. LC Classification: PS745 .A2 1835a Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. The works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of essays, humorous, moral, and literary; with his life, written by himself. Published/Created: London, Printed and pub.
|Author||:||Christopher J. Murrey|
|Publisher||:||Nova Publishers - 2002-01-01|