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Articles with keyword "Benjamin Franklin"

A depiction by Achille Devaria of Voltaire greeting  Ben Franklin and his nephew

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Mapping the Republic of Letters

Using modern technology to understand a network of eighteenth-century thinkers.

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Ben in Print

Thirty-seven volumes and counting.

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Ben and Me

A scholar talks about her forty-eight years with Franklin.

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Our Man in Paris

Benjamin Franklin's papers reveal how he wooed the French to win our war.

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Beyond the Lightning

A new film captures the restless intellect of Benjamin Franklin.

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Ben Franklin

Benjamin Franklin learns diplomacy from continental thinkers.

Court of Louis XVI

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American Arriviste

The eighteenth-century traveler, writer, and social climber John Ledyard joins Thomas Jefferson and a famed circle of expatriates in Paris.

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Impertinent Questions with Alan Houston

On the cosmopolitan Benjamin Franklin.

Lewis Hyde

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Impertinent Questions with Lewis Hyde

On the "commons" of intellectual property.