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The Resource Franklin : the autobiography and other writings on politics, economics, and virtue, edited by Alan Houston

Franklin : the autobiography and other writings on politics, economics, and virtue, edited by Alan Houston

Label
Franklin : the autobiography and other writings on politics, economics, and virtue
Title
Franklin
Title remainder
the autobiography and other writings on politics, economics, and virtue
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alan Houston
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1706-1790
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Franklin, Benjamin
Dewey number
  • 973.3/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E302.6.F7
LC item number
A2 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Houston, Alan Craig
Series statement
Cambridge texts in the history of political thought
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Statesmen
  • Political culture
  • Political science
  • Political science
  • Virtue
  • Social values
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Franklin : the autobiography and other writings on politics, economics, and virtue, edited by Alan Houston
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 13. Proposals relating to the education of youth in Pennsylvania -- 14. Observations concerning the increase of mankind (1751) -- 15. Letter to James Parker (1751) -- 16. Rattlesnakes for Felons (1751) -- 17. Letter to Peter Collinson (1753) -- 18. Letter to Peter Collinson (1753) -- 19. Join or die (1754) -- 20. Reasons and motives for the Albany Plan of Union (1754) -- 21. Letters to Governor Shirley (1754) with a preface of 1766 -- 22. Preface to poor Richard improved (1757) -- 23. Letter to ________ (1757) -- 24. Letter to Lord Kames (1760) -- 25. On the price of corn, and the management of the poor (1766) -- 26. Letter to Lord Kames (1767)-- 27. Causes of the American discontents before 1768 (1768) -- 28. The Somersett case and the slave trade (1772) -- 29. Rules by which a Great Empire may be reduced to a small one (1773)
  • 30. An edict by the King of Prussia (1773) -- 31. On a proposed act to prevent immigration (1773) -- 32. Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union (1775) -- 33. Morals of Chess (1779) -- 34. The Whistle (1779) -- 35. Letter to Joseph Priestley (1780) -- 36. Letter to Joseph Priestley (1782) -- 37. Letter to Richard Price (1782) -- 38. Letter to Robert Morris (1783) -- 39. Remarks concerning the savages of North America (1784) -- 40. Letter to Sarah Franklin Bache (1784) -- 41. Information to those who would remove to America (1784) -- 42. Letter to Benjamin Vaughan (1784) -- 43. At the Constitutional Convention (1787) -- 44. Queries and remarks (1789) -- 45. On the Slave Trade (1790)
Control code
54462029
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
lii, 381 pages
Isbn
9780521542654
Isbn Type
(pb.)
Lccn
2004045103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Franklin : the autobiography and other writings on politics, economics, and virtue, edited by Alan Houston
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 13. Proposals relating to the education of youth in Pennsylvania -- 14. Observations concerning the increase of mankind (1751) -- 15. Letter to James Parker (1751) -- 16. Rattlesnakes for Felons (1751) -- 17. Letter to Peter Collinson (1753) -- 18. Letter to Peter Collinson (1753) -- 19. Join or die (1754) -- 20. Reasons and motives for the Albany Plan of Union (1754) -- 21. Letters to Governor Shirley (1754) with a preface of 1766 -- 22. Preface to poor Richard improved (1757) -- 23. Letter to ________ (1757) -- 24. Letter to Lord Kames (1760) -- 25. On the price of corn, and the management of the poor (1766) -- 26. Letter to Lord Kames (1767)-- 27. Causes of the American discontents before 1768 (1768) -- 28. The Somersett case and the slave trade (1772) -- 29. Rules by which a Great Empire may be reduced to a small one (1773)
  • 30. An edict by the King of Prussia (1773) -- 31. On a proposed act to prevent immigration (1773) -- 32. Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union (1775) -- 33. Morals of Chess (1779) -- 34. The Whistle (1779) -- 35. Letter to Joseph Priestley (1780) -- 36. Letter to Joseph Priestley (1782) -- 37. Letter to Richard Price (1782) -- 38. Letter to Robert Morris (1783) -- 39. Remarks concerning the savages of North America (1784) -- 40. Letter to Sarah Franklin Bache (1784) -- 41. Information to those who would remove to America (1784) -- 42. Letter to Benjamin Vaughan (1784) -- 43. At the Constitutional Convention (1787) -- 44. Queries and remarks (1789) -- 45. On the Slave Trade (1790)
Control code
54462029
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
lii, 381 pages
Isbn
9780521542654
Isbn Type
(pb.)
Lccn
2004045103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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