Benjamin Franklin in London : the British life of America's founding father /

Goodwin gives a colorful account of Franklin's British years. Few people realize that Franklin lived more than one-fifth of his life in London, first as a young man and then as a colonial representative during the Seven Years' War. The result is an enthralling study of an American patriot...

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Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2016.
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Summary:Goodwin gives a colorful account of Franklin's British years. Few people realize that Franklin lived more than one-fifth of his life in London, first as a young man and then as a colonial representative during the Seven Years' War. The result is an enthralling study of an American patriot who was a fiercely loyal British citizen for most of his life-- until he became a reluctant revolutionary at the age of sixty-nine.
Physical Description:xiii, 365 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-297) and index.
ISBN:9780300220247
0300220243