Edmund S. Morgan (Author)
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Yale University Press
August 01, 2003
5.04 X 0.88 X 7.82 inches | 0.56 pounds
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About the Author
Edmund S. Morgan (1916-2013) was Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University. He wrote more than a dozen books including Inventing the People: The Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America, which won the Bancroft Prize, and American Slavery, American Freedom, which won the Francis Parkman Prize and the Albert J. Beveridge Award. Cited as "one of America's most distinguished historians," Morgan was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2000; in 2006, he received a special Pulitzer Prize "for a creative and deeply influential body of work as an American historian that spans the last half century."
"This best-selling biography has been praised for its accessibility and the author's almost exclusive reliance upon Franklin's own . . ."-"American History"