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Benjamin Franklin and the politics of improvement

Alan Craig Houston

Benjamin Franklin and the politics of improvement

by Alan Craig Houston

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790 -- Political and social views,
  • Political science,
  • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-306) and index.

    StatementAlan Houston.
    GenreBiography
    SeriesThe Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history, Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE302.6.F8 H77 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 321 p. :
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23149745M
    ISBN 100300124473
    ISBN 109780300124477
    LC Control Number2008010960

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    HOUSTON, Benjamin Franklin and the Politics of Improvement. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Benjamin Franklin and the Politics of Improvement. By Alan Houston. Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History. (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, c. Pp. [xiv], $, ISBN ).


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