Amazon

The world's largest online retailer, Amazon sell a huge range of electronic media, apparel, furniture, food, toys and jewellery, as well as producing its own brand of e-book readers and tablets.
Great Britain Great BritainOnline OnlyReturns & RefundsContact Details
Brands
Payments
Brands
Payment Options

Products & Prices

13,045 results

Filters
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge....  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
Benjamin Franklin: Scientist, Inventor, Printer, and Statesman describes one of America's leading figures during the American Revolution, discussing his many roles and influences throughout history. After moving to Philadelphia at age 17, Franklin began his journey without the least Recommendation to or Knowledge of any Person in the Place, and with very little Money in [his] Pocket. Soon after, Franklin became one of the most dynamic men of the American colonies, publishing Poor Richard's Almanac as well as several other publications.  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge....  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowled....  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
This is a lecture written in 1884 and delivered in Charleston, South Carolina, January 21, 1885, and in other cities, North and South. As recorded in Frederic Bancroft, ed., Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz, Volume IV, New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1913, pp. 309-348, on Benjamin Franklin, a founder of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. He invented the lightning rod, bifocals, the Franklin stove, a carriage odometer, and the glass 'armonica'. He facilitated many civic organizations, including a fire department and a university. Franklin earned the title of "The First American" for his early and indefatigable campaigning for colonial unity; as an author and spokesman in London for several colonies, then as the first United States Ambassador to France, he exemplified the emerging American nation. Franklin was foundational in defining the American ethos as a marriage of the practical values of thrift, hard work, education, community spirit, self-governing institutions, and opposition to authoritarianism both political and religious, with the scientific and tolerant values of the Enlightenment. In the words of historian Henry Steele Commager, "In a Franklin could be merged the virtues of Puritanism without its defects, the illumination of the Enlightenment without its heat." To Walter Isaacson, this makes Franklin "the most accomplished American of his age and the most influential in inventing the type of society America would become." Franklin, always proud of his working class roots, became a successful newspaper editor and printer in Philadelphia, the leading city in the colonies. He was also partners with William Goddard and  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
Benjamin Franklin as a man of letters This book, Benjamin Franklin, by John Bach McMaster, is a re....  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
Pages: 216, Paperback, ValdeBooks  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge....  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
Born on January 17, 1706, Benjamin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions. He facilitated many civic organizations, including Philadelphia's fire department and a university.Franklin earned the title of "The First American" for his early and indefatigable campaigning for colonial unity, initially as an author and spokesman in London for several colonies.Franklin became a successful newspaper editor and printer in Philadelphia, the leading city in the colonies, publishing the Pennsylvania Gazette at the age of 23.He pioneered and was first president of the The Academy and College of Philadelphia which opened in 1751 and later became the University of Pennsylvania. He organised and was the first secretary of the American Philosophical Society and was elected president in 1769. Franklin became a national hero in America when, as an agent for several colonies, he spearheaded an effort in London to have the Parliament of Great Britain repeal the unpopular Stamp Act.  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections....  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge....  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
Pages: 845, Hardcover, The Viking Press  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
Pages: 214, Edition: 1, Paperback, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
Pages: 66, Edition: 1, Paperback, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
Pages: 204, Hardcover, Wentworth Press  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
Ruchir Shah - Editor  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
Pages: 224, Paperback, Mahaveer Publishers  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
Benjamin Franklin is perhaps the most remarkable figure in American history: the greatest statesman of his age, he played a pivotal role in the formation of the American republic. He was also a pioneering scientist, a best-selling author, the country's first postmaster general, a printer, a bon vivant, a diplomat, a ladies' man, and a moralist - and the most prominent celebrity of the 18th century. Franklin was, however, a man of vast contradictions, as Edmund Morgan demonstrates in this brilliant biography. A reluctant revolutionary, Franklin had desperately wished to preserve the British Empire, and he mourned the break, even as he led the fight for American independence. Despite his passion for sciences, Franklin viewed his groundbreaking experiments as secondary to his civic duties. And although he helped to draft both the Declaration of Independence and the American Constitution, he had personally hoped that the new American government would take a different shape. Unraveling the enigma of Franklin's character, Morgan shows that he was the rare individual who constantly placed the public interest before his own desires. Written by one of our greatest historians, Benjamin Franklin offers a provocative portrait of America's most extraordinary patriot. The book is published by Yale University Press.  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
Pages: 134, Paperback, BiblioBazaar  read more
CLOSE
Benjamin Franklin
amazon.co.uk
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowled....  read more
CLOSE
Data Loading...