The Resource The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin, Gordon S. Wood, (eaudio)

The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin, Gordon S. Wood, (eaudio)

Label
The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin
Title
The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin
Statement of responsibility
Gordon S. Wood
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ten years in the making, the new book from Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon S. Wood reveals Benjamin Franklin's life and meaning. Why did Benjamin Franklin retire from business and become gentleman? Why did he admire the British Empire--and join the American Revolution? Why did he being writing his Autobiography when he did? And how did the "first American" become an American in the first place? Renowned historian Gordon S. Wood spent ten years studying a legend. In this untraditional biography, he penetrates beneath 200 years' accumulation of images and representations to find the historical Franklin. He places his subject's amazing life in its 18th century context an shatters forever the comforting stereotypes: homespun patriot, cracker-barrel philosopher, folksy founder, genial self-improver
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Additional physical form
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, Gordon S
Dewey number
  • 973.3092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
W84 2011b
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
PerformerNote
Read by Peter Johnson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, Peter
  • NC Live RBDigital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Statesmen
  • Scientists
  • Inventors
  • Printers
  • Public opinion
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin, Gordon S. Wood, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Unabridged
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 sound file (ca. 10 hr.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598873238
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
Z10009451
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
rbz10009451
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin, Gordon S. Wood, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Unabridged
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 sound file (ca. 10 hr.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598873238
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
Z10009451
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
rbz10009451
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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