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Benjamin Franklin and women
Tise, Larry E.
Publication Information:
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2000]

Physical Description:
xxxi, 184 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Papers of the annual Franklin symposium, held in May 1994 at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia and co-sponsored by the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial and the Friends of Franklin, Inc.
Principal women in the life of Benjamin Franklin: a biographical glossary -- Chronology of Benjamin Franklin's encounters with women -- Introduction: Benjamin Franklin and the world of women -- Family partnerships: the working wife, honoring Deborah Franklin / Sheila Skemp -- Liberty and the rights of women: Sarah Franklin's declaration of independence / Larry E. Tise -- Three women, three styles: Catharine Ray, Polly Hewson, and Georgiana Shipley / Claude-Anne Lopez -- Sex and the married man: Benjamin Franklin's families / Jan Lewis -- Petitioning with the left hand: educating women in Benjamin Franklin's America / Mary Kelley --Franklin, women, and American cultural myths / Carla Mulford -- Salons and power in the era of revolution: from literary coteries to epistolary enlightenment / Susan Stabile.
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