An exploration of Benjamin Franklin's diverse legacies in American life from 1790, the year of his death, to 1990. This book also focuses on the intricate relations between the functions of images a perceptions in society on the one hand a the changing social a cultural conditons that have constantly affected the alterations of those images a perceptions on the other. Includes a Selected Bibliography. Illus.Between the 1 880s and 1 890s various essay contests were conducted in his honor, organized by institutions ranging ... Under the auspices of the Missouri Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, a contest took place in 1896 with theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Benjamin Franklin in American Thought and Culture, 1790-1990|
|Publisher||:||American Philosophical Society - 1994|