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Poor Richard S Almanack And Other Writings

Author : Benjamin Franklin
ISBN : 9780486320595
Genre : Literary Collections
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A fascinating compilation of weather forecasts, recipes, jokes, and aphorisms, Poor Richard's Almanack debuted in 1732. This edition presents hundreds of Franklin's timeless maxims, plus selections from the Letters, Autobiography, and Franklin's Way to Wealth.

Poor Richard S Almanack

Author : Benjamin Franklin
ISBN : 0760762015
Genre : Almanacs, American
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Poor Richard's Almanack is one of Benjamin Franklin's most charming creations. He delighted in cloaking his writing behind a variety of literary personas, and Richard Saunders remains one of his most beloved. Some critics have complained that Poor Richard reveals the shallow materialism at the heart of Franklin's homespun philosophy and, by extension, at the heart of America itself. Even so, Almanack holds a central place in understanding Franklin and his evolution from humble tradesman to founding father as well as providing a window into colonial America. Franklin's sharp wit still retains its ability to surprise and delight readers today.

Benjamin Franklin

Author : Benjamin Franklin
ISBN : 1498187722
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This Is A New Release Of The Original 1902 Edition.

Electric Ben

Author : Robert Byrd
ISBN : 9781101648018
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Electric Ben is now a 2013 Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Book Award Winner, a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book, a Horn Fanfare Book, and a Robert F. Sibert Honor book! “a true standout…bright, witty, informative and cleverly organized as the man himself.” – The New York Times A true Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin was the first American celebrity. In pictures and text, master artist Robert Byrd documents Franklin's numerous and diverse accomplishments, from framing the Constitution to creating bifocals. The witty, wise, and endlessly curious Franklin is the perfect subject for Byrd's lively style and vibrant art. The pages pulse with facts, quotes, and captions, while the inventive design and intricately detailed illustrations make a striking tribute to the brilliant American.

61 Cooperative Learning Activities

Author : Ann Bourman
ISBN : 0825128730
Genre : Education
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Designed to provide activities for teachers who wish to foster cooperative learning and collaboration in their classrooms.

The Way To Wealth

Author : Benjamin Franklin
ISBN : OCLC:695996099
Genre : Maxims
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The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin

Author : Benjamin Franklin
ISBN : 9780300098587
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The text of this celebrated work by the early American statesman and inventor is supplemented by notes on its creation and influence.

Franklin The Autobiography And Other Writings On Politics Economics And Virtue

Author : Benjamin Franklin
ISBN : 0521834961
Genre : Political Science
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Benjamin Franklin is one of the best known and least understood figures in the history of eighteenth-century political thought. Alan Houston clarifies our understanding of his thought by making available a representative selection of his most important political writings. The entire text of the Autobiography is included alongside letters, essays, pamphlets, and manuscript notes that cover political economy, moral psychology, and religious belief and practice, among other topics.

The Oxford Companion To American Literature

Author : James D. Hart
ISBN : 9780195065480
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Covers the movements, authors, genres, critics, awards, and many other aspects of American literature

Writing For Engineering And Science Students

Author : Gerald Rau
ISBN : 9780429758737
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Writing for Engineering and Science Students is a clear and practical guide for anyone undertaking either academic or technical writing. Drawing on the author’s extensive experience of teaching students from different fields and cultures, and designed to be accessible to both international students and native speakers of English, this book: Employs analyses of hundreds of articles from engineering and science journals to explore all the distinctive characteristics of a research paper, including organization, length and naming of sections, and location and purpose of citations and graphics; Guides the student through university-level writing and beyond, covering lab reports, research proposals, dissertations, poster presentations, industry reports, emails, and job applications; Explains what to consider before and after undertaking academic or technical writing, including focusing on differences between genres in goal, audience, and criteria for acceptance and rewriting; Features tasks, hints, and tips for teachers and students at the end of each chapter, as well as accompanying eResources offering additional exercises and answer keys. With metaphors and anecdotes from the author’s personal experience, as well as quotes from famous writers to make the text engaging and accessible, this book is essential reading for all students of science and engineering who are taking a course in writing or seeking a resource to aid their writing assignments.

The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin Including Poor Richard S Almanac And Familiar Letters

Author : Benjamin Franklin
ISBN : 9781596052314
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"The first book to belong permanently to literature. It created a man." -- From the Introduction Few men could compare to Benjamin Franklin. Virtually self-taught, he excelled as an athlete, a man of letters, a printer, a scientist, a wit, an inventor, an editor, and a writer, and he was probably the most successful diplomat in American history. David Hume hailed him as the first great philosopher and great man of letters in the New World. Written initially to guide his son, Franklin's autobiography is a lively, spellbinding account of his unique and eventful life. Stylistically his best work, it has become a classic in world literature, one to inspire and delight readers everywhere.

A Dictionary Of Books Relating To America From Its Discovery To The Present Time

Author : Joseph Sabin
ISBN : 9783752520538
Genre : Fiction
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Reprint of the original, first published in 1885.

An Impossible Dream?

Author : Sharon A. Stanley
ISBN : 9780190639990
Genre : Political Science
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Contemporary debate over the legacy of racial integration in the United States rests between two positions that are typically seen as irreconcilable. On one side are those who argue that we must pursue racial integration because it is an essential component of racial justice. On the other are those who question the ideal of integration and suggest that its pursuit may damage the very population it was originally intended to liberate. In An Impossible Dream? Sharon A. Stanley shows that much of this apparent disagreement stems from different understandings of the very meaning of integration. In response, she offers a new model of racial integration in the United States that takes seriously the concerns of longstanding skeptics, including black power activists and black nationalists. Stanley reformulates integration to de-emphasize spatial mixing for its own sake and calls instead for an internal, psychic transformation on the part of white Americans and a radical redistribution of power. The goal of her vision is not simply to mix black and white bodies in the same spaces and institutions, but to dismantle white supremacy and create a genuine multiracial democracy. At the same time, however, she argues that achieving this model of integration in the contemporary United States would be extraordinarily challenging, due to the poisonous legacy of Jim Crow and the hidden, self-reinforcing nature of white privilege today. Pursuing integration against a background of persistent racial injustice might well exacerbate black suffering without any guarantee of achieving racial justice or a worthwhile form of integration. As long as the future of integration remains uncertain, its pursuit can neither be prescribed as a moral obligation nor rejected as intrinsically indefensible. In An Impossible Dream? Stanley dissects this vexing moral and political quandary.

Poor Richard S Almanac For 1850 52

Author : Benjamin Franklin
ISBN : UOM:39015003684985
Genre : Almanacs
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The National Union Catalog Pre 1956 Imprints

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : UOM:39015082985972
Genre : Union catalogs
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The Books Catalogued Upon The Dictionary Plan With Notes

Author : George Gordon King
ISBN : HARVARD:32044080259898
Genre : Engraving
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The Complete Works Of Benjamin Franklin

Author : Benjamin Franklin
Genre : Inventors
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Contested Commonwealths

Author : William Pencak
ISBN : 9781611460834
Genre : History
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United States historian William Pencak presents thirteen of his essays, written beginning in 1976. Some deal with colonial and revolutionary crowds and communities in Massachusetts—the impressment riot of 1747, the popular uprisings of the 1760s and 1770s, and Shays' Rebellion. Others examine popular ideology in songs and almanacs, and the thought and behavior of George Washington, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and the loyalist Peter Oliver. Interpretive essays argue that colonial outage that their participation in the French and Indian War went unrecognized by the British led to the American Revolution; that revolutionary economic thought turned smuggling from a vice into the 'natural law' of free trade; and that focusing on the Civil War and the years 1861 to 1865, leads to a glorified conception of the national past that is better understood as shaped by "An Era of Racial Violence" that extended from 1854 to at least 1877.

The Publishers Circular

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ISBN : NYPL:33433069144560
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Second Stories

Author : Cynthia S. Jordan
ISBN : 0807818399
Genre : Literary Collections
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Second Stories offers an innovative reexamination of selected texts by seven major figures in American literature. Combining close reading with a powerful ideological argument, Cynthia Jordan demonstrates that a concern with the patriarchal politics of language informs both the thematic content and overall shape of much of the fiction of these writers.

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