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The Resource Common sense, Rights of man, and other essential writings of Thomas Paine, with an introduction by Sidney Hook ; and a new foreword by Jack Fruchtman Jr

Common sense, Rights of man, and other essential writings of Thomas Paine, with an introduction by Sidney Hook ; and a new foreword by Jack Fruchtman Jr

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Common sense, Rights of man, and other essential writings of Thomas Paine
Title
Common sense, Rights of man, and other essential writings of Thomas Paine
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with an introduction by Sidney Hook ; and a new foreword by Jack Fruchtman Jr
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In January 1776, Thomas Paine published a pamphlet called Common Sense, which electrified the American colonies. Paine demanded freedom from Britain when even fervent patriots were revolting only against excessive taxation. His daring prose spurred passage of the Declaration of Independence. The Crisis, written when Paine was a soldier during the Continental Army's bleakest days, begins with the world-famous line "These are the times that try men's souls." His call for perseverance and fortitude prevented Washington's army from disintegrating. Later, Paine's impassioned defense of the French Revolution, Rights of Man, caused an immediate sensation, but got him into deep trouble with the French ruling classes. Together in one volume, Common Sense, Rights of Man, and major selections from The Crisis, The Age of Reason, and Agrarian Justice represent the key works of one of the world's most eloquent proponents of democracy -- the man who has been justly hailed as the "English Voltaire."
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DLC
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1737-1809
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Paine, Thomas
Dewey number
320/.01/1
Index
no index present
LC call number
JC177
LC item number
.A5 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1989
  • 1737-1809
  • 1737-1809
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hook, Sidney
  • Fruchtman, Jack
  • Paine, Thomas
  • Paine, Thomas
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  • Paine, Thomas
  • Paine, Thomas
  • Political science
  • Political science
Label
Common sense, Rights of man, and other essential writings of Thomas Paine, with an introduction by Sidney Hook ; and a new foreword by Jack Fruchtman Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Contains the complete text of Common sense and Rights of man, and selections from The crisis, The age of reson, and Agrarian justice
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-381)
Contents
Common sense -- The crisis (selections) -- The rights of man (selections)
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
200th anniversary ed.
Extent
xxxiii, 381 p.
Isbn
9780451528896
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003042574
System control number
  • ocm51655321
  • (OCoLC)51655321
Label
Common sense, Rights of man, and other essential writings of Thomas Paine, with an introduction by Sidney Hook ; and a new foreword by Jack Fruchtman Jr
Publication
Note
Contains the complete text of Common sense and Rights of man, and selections from The crisis, The age of reson, and Agrarian justice
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-381)
Contents
Common sense -- The crisis (selections) -- The rights of man (selections)
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
200th anniversary ed.
Extent
xxxiii, 381 p.
Isbn
9780451528896
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003042574
System control number
  • ocm51655321
  • (OCoLC)51655321

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