6 edition of Runaway America found in the catalog.
by Interhemispheric Resource Center
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||149|
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Runaway America Paperback – Aug by David Waldstreicher (Author)Cited by: Runaway America is interesting history, and certainly after reading Fitzgerald's fiction I can see how both authors rightly balance the simplified and sanitized view of Franklin as Poor Richard and unblemished Founding Father.
WaldStreicher's writing is often dense and difficult to follow along the logical trail/5. 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 Runaway America book 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.
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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.
Waldstreicher’s book, Runaway America, rightly does not try to reexamine the entire life and political leanings of Franklin. Instead, it focuses on a subject that is often glossed over by biographers and by Franklin himself: slavery, the American Revolution, and Franklin’s true beliefs on.
Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, slavery, and the American Revolution. First edition. New York: Hill and Wang. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Waldstreicher, David. Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution.
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Runaway America by David Waldstricher,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(43). Through the life of Franklin, Runaway America provides an original explanation to the paradox of American slavery and freedom.
Buy the eBook Your priceBrand: Farrar, Straus And Giroux. But Runaway America does much more than revise our image of a beloved founding father. Finding slavery at the center of Franklin's life, Waldstreicher proves it was likewise central to the Revolution, America's founding, and the very notion of freedom we associate with both/5.
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Finding slavery at the center of Franklin's life, Waldstreicher proves it was likewise central to the Revolution, America's founding, and the very notion of freedom we associate with both.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 /5(41).