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by Gordon S. Wood,Thomas Paine

ISBN: 0375760113
ISBN13: 978-0375760112
Language: English
Publisher: Modern Library; New Ed edition (February 11, 2003)
Pages: 352
Category: Americas
Subategory: History

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Thomas Paine not only spurred his fellow Americans to action but soon came to symbolize the spirit of the .

Thomas Paine not only spurred his fellow Americans to action but soon came to symbolize the spirit of the Revolution. His elegantly persuasive pieces spoke to the hearts and minds of those fighting for freedom. He was later outlawed in Britain, jailed in France, and finally labeled an atheist upon his return to America. The paperback version is an inexpensive way to have most of Paine's important writings at hand, including the letters on interesting subjects that are not always found in other collections. 11 people found this helpful.

More in Modern Library Classics Series. Thomas Paine was born in Norfolk, England, on January 29, 1737. He received a basic education in history, mathematics, and science, but left school at age 13 to apprentice in his father's corsetmaking shop

More in Modern Library Classics Series. Modern Library, 2003, Paperback. He received a basic education in history, mathematics, and science, but left school at age 13 to apprentice in his father's corsetmaking shop. In 1757, he spent time at sea aboard the privateer ship King of Prussia, and later found employment as a journeyman staymaker in London. All the while, Paine continued to study on his own, influenced by the work of two leading figures of the Enlightenment, Isaac Newton and John Locke.

Common sense - Four letters on interesting subjects - The American . Thomas Paine not only spurred his fellow Americans to action but soon came to symbolize the spirit of the Revolution. Modern Library pbk. ed.

Common sense - Four letters on interesting subjects - The American crisis - Letter to the Abbé Raynal - Rights of man, part the second - The Age o. .

Common Sense and the other writings of Thomas Paine is an excellent book to remind America where we've come .

Common Sense and the other writings of Thomas Paine is an excellent book to remind America where we've come from & what our potential could still become. Dec 23, 2016 James Carter rated it it was amazing. Thomas Paine in Common Sense defined the terms of society and government and argued about why a government is a necessary evil and how it should be inexpensive and not obtrusive. He believed in the rights of a man and that all men should be afforded the liberty, freedom, and pursuit of happiness. He favored talent and hard work over inherited rights.

Thomas Paine was the first international revolutionary. His Common Sense (1776) was the most widely read pamphlet of the American Revolution-and his Rights of Man (1791-2), the most famous defense of the French Revolution, sent out a clarion call for revolution throughout the world.

In 1776, America was a hotbed of enlightenment and revolution.

By Thomas Paine Introduction by Diana Gabaldon. By Thomas Paine Introduction by Diana Gabaldon. In 1776, America was a hotbed of enlightenment and revolution.

Books related to Common Sense and Other Writings (Barnes .

Books related to Common Sense and Other Writings (Barnes & Noble Classics Series). Writings of Thomas Paine: A Collection of Pamphlets from America's Most Radical Founding Father. Works Of Thomas Paine: Includes Common Sense, The American Crisis, The Rights Of Man, The Age Of Reason And A Letter Addressed To The Abbe Raynal (Mobi Collected Works).

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This page contains details about the Nonfiction book Common Sense by Thomas Paine published in 1775. Common Sense, The Rights of Man, and Other Essential Writings of Thomas Paine. This book is the 257th greatest Nonfiction book of all time as determined by thegreatestbooks. An army of principles will penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot. it will march on the horizon of the world and it will conquer.

An army of principles will penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot. Thomas Paine was the first international revolutionary.

Includes the complete texts of Common Sense; Rights of Man, Part the Second; The Age of Reason (part one); Four Letters on Interesting Subjects, published anonymously and just discovered to be Paine’s work; and Letter to the Abbé Raynal, Paine’s first examination of world events; as well as selections from The American CrisesIn 1776, America was a hotbed of enlightenment and revolution. Thomas Paine not only spurred his fellow Americans to action but soon came to symbolize the spirit of the Revolution. His elegantly persuasive pieces spoke to the hearts and minds of those fighting for freedom. He was later outlawed in Britain, jailed in France, and finally labeled an atheist upon his return to America.
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Although this edition of Paine's works dates from 1993 it is worth buying simply for the introduction by Gordon Wood. The paperback version is an inexpensive way to have most of Paine's important writings at hand, including the letters on interesting subjects that are not always found in other collections.

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