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Phillips Russell • 14 Items / 9 Books, 3 Articles, 2 Reviews
Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American (1926)
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    Political Theory and Miscellaneous (Review)
    Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American, by Phillips Russell
    1. Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American by Phillips Russell
    American Political Science Review, August 1928, p. 793
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    Franklin and Defoe (Review)
    Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American, by Phillips Russell
    1. Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American by Phillips Russell
    The New Republic, November 3, 1926, p. 303
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    Books in Brief (Review)
    Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American, by Phillips Russell
    1. Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American by Phillips Russell
    The Nation, January 19, 1927, p. 71
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    A Freudian Franklin (Review)
    Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American, by Phillips Russell
    1. Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American by Phillips Russell
    The Forum, January 1927, p. 155
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    The Play (Review)
    Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American, by Phillips Russell
    1. Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American by Phillips Russell
    Commonweal, November 17, 1926, p. 52
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    Franklin the Man (Review)
    Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American, by Phillips Russell
    1. Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American by Phillips Russell
    The Saturday Review, December 18, 1926, p. 447
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    A Shelf of Recent Books (5 Reviews)
    Five Men
    1. Darwin by Gamaliel Bradford
    2. Ignatius Loyola: The Founder of the Jesuits by Paul Van Dyke
    3. Mohammed by Roy F. Dibble
    4. Demosthenes by Georges Clemenceau
    5. Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American by Phillips Russell
    The Bookman, December 1926, pp. 507-508
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    Some Outstanding Biography (12 Reviews)
    The Life and Letters of Thomas Jefferson, by Francis W. Hirst and Thomas Jefferson
    1. The Life and Letters of Thomas Jefferson by Francis W. Hirst and Thomas Jefferson
    2. Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American by Phillips Russell
    3. Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years by Carl Sandburg
    4. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by John Addington Symonds and Benvenuto Cellini
    5. The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci by Dmitri Merejkowski
    6. The Letters of Queen Victoria: Second Series, 1862-1878 by George Earle Buckle and Queen Victoria
    7. The Intimate Papers of Colonel House by Charles Seymour and Edward Mandell House
    8. The Letters of Louise Imogen Guiney by Grace Guiney and Louise Imogen Guiney
    9. Fathers of the Revolution by Philip Guedalla
    10. Memoirs of Leon Daudet by Arthur Kingsland Griggs and Leon Daudet
    11. Dean Briggs by Rollo Walter Brown
    12. Modern Biography by Marietta A. Hyde
    The Forum, November 1926, pp. 800-804
  9. The Book Table
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    The Name for a Spade (13 Reviews)
    George Washington: The Human Being and the Hero, 1732-1762, by Rupert Hughes
    1. George Washington: The Human Being and the Hero, 1732-1762 by Rupert Hughes
    2. George Washington: The Image and the Man by William E. Woodward
    3. Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American by Phillips Russell
    4. A Victorian American: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Herbert S. Gorman
    5. Horace Greeley: Founder of the New York Tribune by Don C. Seitz
    6. My Life and Times by Jerome K. Jerome
    7. Edgar Allan Poe: The Man by Mary Elizabeth Phillips
    8. George the Fourth by Shane Leslie
    9. The Days of My Life by H. Rider Haggard and C.J. Longman
    10. The Bowl of Heaven by Evangeline Smith Adams
    11. Everybody's Pepys by O.F. Morshead and Samuel Pepys
    12. I Have This to Say by Violet Hunt
    13. More Miles by Harry Kemp
    The Outlook, December 29, 1926, pp. 571-572
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    Short Cuts (15 Reviews)
    Alcohol and Longevity, by Raymond Pearl
    1. Alcohol and Longevity by Raymond Pearl
    2. The Meaning of a Liberal Education by Everett Dean Martin
    3. Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American by Phillips Russell
    4. Samuel Butler and His Family Relations by Martha R. Garnett
    5. The Collected Poems of Thomas Hardy by Thomas Hardy
    6. The Oxford Book of Eighteenth Century Verse by David Nichol Smith
    7. Enough Rope by Dorothy Parker
    8. Shadows Waiting by Eleanor Carroll Chilton
    9. Wild Goslings by William Rose Benet
    10. Our Debt to Greece and Rome: Lucian by F.G. Allinson and Lucian
    11. Modern Traits in Old Greek Life by Charles Burton Gulick
    12. Aeschylus and Sophocles: Their Work and Influence by John T. Sheppard
    13. The Frontier in American Literature by Lucy Lockwood Hazard
    14. The Cowboy and His Interpreters by Douglas Branch
    15. Sex and the Love-Life by William J. Fielding
    The Century Magazine, April 1927, p. 768