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. The Franklin Phenomenon

Michael Brian Schiffer

in Draw the Lightning Down: Benjamin Franklin and Electrical Technology in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238022
eISBN:
9780520939851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238022.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book reports the findings that have been woven around the significant contributions of Benjamin Franklin and his friends. To underscore the diversity of the people who created the first ... More


Bird Day: Promoting the Gospel of Kindness in the Philippines during the American Occupation

Janet M. Davis

in Nation-States and the Global Environment: New Approaches to International Environmental History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199755356
eISBN:
9780199345090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755356.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines animal welfare policy in the U.S. Occupied Philippines, paying special attention to wild birds. New legislation, in tandem with animal centered educational activities in local ... More


The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum: From Commemoration to Education

Teresa Świebocka

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. The great majority of those who began to create the museum in 1947 were former prisoners of Auschwitz and other camps. They recognized ... More


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