|Statement||Harry Browne & Beth Sims|
|Contributions||Sims, Beth, Resource Center (Albuquerque, N.M.)|
|LC Classifications||HC106.8 .B76 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 149 p. :|
|Number of Pages||149|
|LC Control Number||93078247|
Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution - Kindle edition by Waldstreicher, David. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution/5(3). BUY THE BOOK. Scientist, abolitionist, revolutionary: that is the Benjamin Franklin we know and celebrate. To this description, the talented young historian David Waldstreicher shows we must add runaway, slave master, and empire builder. But Runaway America does much more than revise our image of a beloved founding by: Runaway America is at once a wonderful book to read and as penetrating a meditation on the link between American freedom and American slavery as has been published in more than a quarter century." Shane White, author of Stories of Freedom in Black New York and coauthor of The Sounds of SlaveryAuthor: David Waldstreicher. Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, slavery, and the American Revolution User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Benjamin Franklin is often considered one of America's .
xv, p.: 24 cm Includes bibliographical references and index Runaways and self-made men -- Fathers, brothers, and masters -- Friends, saviors, and slaves -- People and capital -- Children and colonies -- Printers, agents, and blackened men -- America the enslaved -- America the free -- The long arm of Benjamin FranklinPages: Runaway is a marvel." – The New York Times Book Review The introduction, discussion questions, suggestions for further reading, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your group’s conversation about Alice Munro’s superb new collection, Runaway. Runaway Girl just might become such a book. [Phelps] gives the reader valuable insight into a problem that is larger than most people realize.” —San Francisco Chronicle “Riveting A genuinely important book that casts the problem of sex trafficking in America into . SE th Place Summerfield, Florida [email protected]
RUNAWAY AMERICA: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution. Why another biography of Franklin? Because this is a distinctive, long-overdue effort to ask some tough questions about someone who is usually given a pass for his genius and . The book is much the same mixture of political, social, and cultural analysis that undergirded his celebrated In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism, Runaway America might be seen as something of a prequel to that volume and to deal on some level both with the self-definition of a people and a nation. Set in the s, in small-town America, this joyful story will tickle the imagination of middle-grade readers. Spunky Emily Bartlett lives in an old farmhouse in Pitchfork, Oregon at a time when automobiles are brand-new inventions and libraries are a luxury few small towns can afford. KIRKUS REVIEW. A Founding Father previously considered blameless comes in for hard scrutiny and is found wanting for his role in the slave trade. Benjamin Franklin was one of the wealthiest Americans of his time, probably the wealthiest of those who did not inherit their : David Waldstreicher.