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Contents Directors' Preface 000 Foreword, by Rosalind Remer and Page Talbott 000 Introduction: What Benjamin Franklin Means for Our Times, by Walter Isaacson 000 Chapter 1. The Life of Benjamin Franklin, by J. A. Leo Lemay 000 Chapter 2. Benjamin Franklin, Printer, by James N. Green 000 Chapter 3. Benjamin Franklin, Civic Improver, by Billy G. Smith 000 Chapter 4. Benjamin Franklin at Home, by Page Talbott 000 Chapter 5. Benjamin Franklin's Science, by E. Philip Krider 000 Chapter 6. Benjamin Franklin, Pragmatic Visionary: Politician, Statesman, Diplomat, by Robert Middlekauff 000 Chapter 7. The Printer at Passy, by Ellen R. Cohn 000 Chapter 8. At the End, an Abolitionist? by Emma J. Lapsansky-Werner 000 Afterword: The End of His Pragmatism, by Edmund S. Morgan 000 Notes 000 Bibliography 000 List of Contributors 000 Acknowledgments 000 Illustration Credits 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Exhibitions.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Anniversaries, etc. -- Exhibitions.
Statesmen -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Scientists -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Inventors -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Printers -- United States -- Exhibitions.