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Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different

By: Wood, Gordon S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2208546

ISBN: 0143112082

Condition: Good


Front wrapper creased, light highlighting and underlining. 2007 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 321 pp. In this brilliantly illuminating group portrait of the men who came to be known as the Founding Fathers, the incomparable Gordon Wood has written a book that seriously asks, What made these men great? and shows us, among many other things, just how much character did in fact matter. The life of each—Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, Hamilton, Madison, Paine—is presented individually as well as collectively, but the thread that binds these portraits... View more info

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The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

By: Wood, Gordon S.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291127

ISBN: 159420019X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Light sticker ghosting on front wrapper, jacket edges very lightly rubbed. A near fine copy in a very good jacket. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 299, [1] pp. From the preeminent historian of the Revolution (Jonathan Yardley), a groundbreaking study, many years in the making, of Benjamin Franklin the man, Benjamin Franklin the myth, and the roots of American character. Central to America's idea of itself is the character of Benjamin Franklin. We all know him, or think we do: In recent works and in our inherited conventional wisdom, he remain... View more info