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  • Paperback
  • 765
  • The First American The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
  • H.W. Brands
  • English
  • 23 June 2018
  • 9780385495400

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Read Û PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ H.W. Brands H.W. Brands ↠ 2 Characters Read & download The First American The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin National Bestseller He was the foremost American of his day yet today he is little than a mythic caricature in the public imagination Benjamin Franklin perhaps the pivotal figure in colonial and revolutionary America comes vividly to life in this masterly biographyWit diplomat scientist philosopher businessman inventor and bon vivant Benjamin Franklin was in every respect America’s first. The best biography I ve ever read Franklin is so human I could walk into the next room and not be surprised to see him setting thereThe biographer also makes a very compelling argument that Ben Franklin was the most indispensable figure in the American Revolutionary adventure Or at least tied with WashingtonMost historians agree that without George Washington there s nobody else who could ve stepped forward to successfully keep an army together miraculously beat the most powerful country in the world and then step down when people were asking him to become emperorAfter this book though you ll believe the war was unwinnable without Franklin nobody else could ve gotten the French to lend the US money and give naval support and others did tryPlus of course the man s life was fascinating Barnum's Own Story: The Autobiography of P. T. Barnum vividly to life in this masterly biographyWit diplomat scientist philosopher businessman inventor and bon Wreck This Journal (Duct Tape) Expanded Ed. ve ever read Franklin is so human I could walk into the next room and not be surprised to see him setting thereThe biographer also makes a Assertiveness for Women: An Assertiveness Training Guide For Women very compelling argument that Ben Franklin was the most indispensable figure in the American Revolutionary adventure Or at least tied with WashingtonMost historians agree that without George Washington there s nobody else who could KVM - Mise en oeuvre d'une solution de virtualisation de serveurs ve stepped forward to successfully keep an army together miraculously beat the most powerful country in the world and then step down when people were asking him to become emperorAfter this book though you ll believe the war was unwinnable without Franklin nobody else could Faded Glory Airline Colour Schemes of the Past ve gotten the French to lend the US money and give naval support and others did tryPlus of course the man s life was fascinating

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Read Û PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ H.W. Brands H.W. Brands ↠ 2 Characters Read & download The First American The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin Urces acclaimed historian H W Brands has written a thoroughly engaging biography of the eighteenth century genius A much needed reminder of Franklin’s greatness and humanity The First American is a work of meticulous scholarship that provides a magnificent tour of a legendary historical figure a vital era in American life and the countless arenas in which the protean Franklin left his lega. Now that I ve read the best it s time to study the rest Seriously though folks this book should have WON the Pulitzer back in 2001 The only book I ve read and reviewed this past year that even comes close to this one is Frederick Douglass Prophet of Freedom by David Blight This Franklin biography surpasses every other Franklin book I ve read which are considerable If you re looking to dive into a great biography about one of our most famous Founders pick up this book

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Read Û PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ H.W. Brands H.W. Brands ↠ 2 Characters Read & download The First American The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin Renaissance man From penniless runaway to highly successful printer from ardently loyal subject of Britain to architect of an alliance with France that ensured America’s independence Franklin went from obscurity to become one of the world’s most admired figures whose circle included the likes of Voltaire Hume Burke and Kant Drawing on previously unpublished letters and a host of other so. A rebellion is always legal in the first person such as our rebellion It is only in the third person their rebellion that it becomes illegal Ben FranklinTouching the history of the venerated Founding Fathers who apparently descended from heaven to wage war against George III is a difficult task So it was with trepidation that I started this book wondering what new angle yet another biographer was going to try to discover By the time I finished it took me almost as long as the Revolutionary War itselfthis is a big tome I felt Mr Franklin was no longer a god but a self made guy I could relate to albeit in a very respectful reverent wayHe was one of seventeen children 17 I mean think of that There was no welfare system no Google apps no convenience stores How did a Founding Father emerge from that burden He was apprenticed to an older brother but ran away which made him a fugitive in New England so he wound up in Pennsylvania a colony run as a personal holding by the Penn family it isn t just Franklin we learn about in this book Then Franklin began his extraordinary life I lost track of his inventions of his process enhancements long before kaizen existed of his frontier defense ideas of his diplomatic victories of hisit never endsIf the Brits had treated Franklin and his views with respect there probably wouldn t have been a consolidated revolution When he made the decision for independence he never looked back John Adams and Thomas Jefferson led with passion but The Sage was the one behind them filling the gaps As the book explains the Yanks didn t suddenly throw tea into the sea and demand the cutting of the cord from the Mother Countryresentment had been building for decades Faced with having to bear the physical and financial burden of fighting England s wars on their home soil but then watching as the King and his cabinet made post fight decisions without regard to the feelings of the colonists the Ben Franklins and George Washingtons slowly turned from loyal subjects to disgruntled rebels The waves do not rise but when the winds blowI think what I liked about this book and Franklin himself was his outlook He wasn t one of the high born southerners or British ground swillers In essence he embodied the middle class the shopkeepers of the world As he created his own wealth he understood its use was to purchase one s own freedom Freedom to travel freedom to eat what one wants freedom to work or not work freedom to choose one s own doctor freedom to read the books one wants to read freedom to print the books one wants to print He never patented his inventions as he felt they should be available to help all not just the 1 percenters of the world We ve spawned a new race Rougher simpler violent enterprising less refined We re a new nationality We reuire a new nation This book takes that path to help us understand the man behind the man Franklin could be infuriating he stayed overseas instead of coming home to his dying wife he severed all ties with his Loyalist son but he was right and far far ahead of his time It s a LONG read but worth itPlus it helped me get past the Ben Franklin of the movie musical whom I have always loved because he was the one Founding Father I could envision singing and dancing on a staircase while the United States was being founded Book Season Autumn kites and storms Wreck This Journal (Duct Tape) Expanded Ed. venerated Founding Fathers who apparently descended from heaven to wage war against George III is a difficult task So it was with trepidation that I started this book wondering what new angle yet another biographer was going to try to discover By the time I finished it took me almost as long as the Revolutionary War itselfthis is a big tome I felt Mr Franklin was no longer a god but a self made guy I could relate to albeit in a Assertiveness for Women: An Assertiveness Training Guide For Women very respectful reverent wayHe was one of seventeen children 17 I mean think of that There was no welfare system no Google apps no convenience stores How did a Founding Father emerge from that burden He was apprenticed to an older brother but ran away which made him a fugitive in New England so he wound up in Pennsylvania a colony run as a personal holding by the Penn family it isn t just Franklin we learn about in this book Then Franklin began his extraordinary life I lost track of his inventions of his process enhancements long before kaizen existed of his frontier defense ideas of his diplomatic KVM - 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