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- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Rights of Man (1787), by Thomas Paine, posits that popular political revolution is permissible when a government does not safeguard its people, their natural rights, and their national interests. It defends the French Revolution against Edmund Burke's anti-democratic attack upon popular government in Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790).... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Common Sense was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, during the American Revolution. Common Sense presented the American colonists with an argument for independence from British rule at a time when the question of independence was still undecided. Paine wrote and reasoned in a style that common... more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2014; US$ 4.99
Thomas Paine is one of history?s most renowned thinkers and was indispensible to both the American and French revolutions. The three works included, Common Sense , The Rights of Man , and The Age of Reason , are among his most famous publications. Paine is probably best known for his hugely popular pamphlet, Common Sense , which swayed public... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Speck's biography examines Paine's work afresh, in light of new thinking about the role of religion in the formation of his political ideology, and also places Paine within the recently-developed context of 'Atlantic History'. more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 5.99
Indulge Yourself with the best classic literature on Your PDA. Navigate easily to any novel from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Table of Contents. Common Sense. The American Crisis. The Rights of Man. The Age of Reason. A Letter Addressed to the Abbe Raynal, on the Affairs of North America, in Which the Mistakes in the Abbe''s... more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99
Written in a fit of pique brought about by Edmund Burke's blistering attack of the French Revolution, Paine's The Rights of Man has come to be regarded as one of the most important works in the realm of Western political philosophy. In it, Paine contends that some rights that are granted through natural law, rather than by governments or constitutions.... more...
- OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 7.99
Thomas Paine was the first international revolutionary. His Common Sense was the most widely read pamphlet of the American Revolution, while his Rights of Man sent out a clarion call for revolution throughout the world.This collection brings together Paine's most powerful political writings in the first fully annotated edition of these works. more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 7.99
Definitive, concise, and very interesting...From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the Very Interesting People series provides authoritative bite-sized biographies of Britain's most fascinating historical figures - people whose influence and importance have stood the test of time.Each book in the series is based upon the biographical entry... more...