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Selections from the writings of Thomas Paine.

Thomas Paine

Selections from the writings of Thomas Paine.

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Published by Carlton House. in New York .
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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Thomas Paine. "This volume is a gold-mine for students of history, political thought, democracy, and revolution.

It presents an excellent selection of the best and most explosive writings of the world's first great democratic writer, Thomas Paine.

The introduction and supporting essays are as valuable as Paine's texts, setting his work in a variety of contexts. This volume contains Paine’s explosive Common Sense in its entirety, including the oft-ignored Appendix, as well as selections from his other major writings: The American Crisis, Rights of Man, and The Age of by: 1.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Paine, Thomas, Selections from the writings of Thomas Paine. Washington, D.C.: National Home Library.

It presents an excellent selection of the best and most explosive writings of the world's first great democratic writer, Thomas Paine. The introduction and supporting essays are as valuable as Paine's texts, setting his work in a variety of : The Writings of Thomas Paine Volume I: The American Crisis By Thomas Paine THESE are the times that try men's souls.

The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it. This book was a collection of writings by Thomas Paine (an early supporter of the American quest for independence), I loved the background story to Paine's experience & writings.

The portion of the book I'm choosing to focus this review on is his writing called Common Sense, a paper on why Paine thinks America should be free from the grips of /5. about this item: mccaty and dais, philadelphia, hardbound. condition: fair. frontispiece photo (illustrator).

printing. this is a complete unmarked copy, of this rare and important volume.a plea for religion and the sacred writings addressed to the disciples of thomas paine and wavering christians of every an appendix containing the authors determination to have. In Common Sense, Thomas Paine argues for American independence.

His argument begins with more general, theoretical reflections about government and religion, then progresses onto the specifics of the colonial situation. Paine begins by distinguishing between government and society. Society, according to Paine, is everything constructive and.

Common Sense and Other Writings, by Thomas Paine, is part of theBarnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from /5(2). Praise For Selected Writings of Thomas Paine (Rethinking the Western Tradition) "This book provides a critical evaluation of Paine, treating both his ideas and rhetoric seriously.

The authors refuse to diminish him as a second-rate intellectual, nor do they merely celebrate him as the American apostle of the democratic creed. Thomas Paines Common Sense is one of the Selections from the writings of Thomas Paine.

book important and often assigned primary documents of the Revolutionary era. This edition of the pamphlet is unique in its inclusion of selections from Paines other writings from and additional essays that contextualize Common Sense and provide unusual insight on both the writer and the cause for which he wrote/5.

Thomas Paine, –, Anglo-American political theorist and writer, b. Thetford, Norfolk, England. The son of a working-class Quaker, he became an excise officer and was dismissed from the service after leading () agitation for higher salaries. Thomas Paine’s Common Sense is one of the most important and often assigned primary documents of the Revolutionary era.

This edition of the pamphlet is unique in its inclusion of selections from Paine’s other writings from and — additional essays that contextualize Common Sense and provide unusual insight on both the writer and the cause for which he wrote.

Now in paperback, Paine's essential American writings in authoritative Library of America texts: After a life of obscurity and failure in England, Thomas Paine came to America in at age Within fourteen months he published Common Sense, the most influential pamphlet of the American Revolution, and began a career that would see him.

Common Sense and Other Writings, by Thomas Paine, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics. New /5(). This volume contains Paine’s “Common Sense” in its entirety, including the oft-ignored Appendix, as well as selections from his other major writings: “The American Crisis,” “Rights of Man,” and “The Age of Reason.” It also contains several of Paine’s shorter essays.

This volume contains Paine's explosive Common Sense in its entirety, including the oft-ignored Appendix, as well as selections from his other major writings: The American Crisis, Rights of Man, and The Age of Reason.

The other essential writings include the pamphlets, THE CRISIS, part one of THE AGE OF REASON, and selections of AGRARIAN JUSTICE. These writings gives readers an idea the political and religious atmosphere in which Paine lived, and how "breaking ties" with the so-called "motherland" was necessary towards forging a free by: Thomas Paine's Common Sense is one of the most important primary documents of the Revolutionary era.

This edition of the pamphlet is unique in its inclusion of selections from Paine's other writings from and - additional essays that contextualize Common Sense provide unusual insight on both the writer and the cause for which he wrote/5(32).

ISBN, ISBN, Title:'Common Sense, the Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings of ThomasPaine', Author:'Paine, Thomas'. Common Sense, The Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings of ThomasPaine - Ebook written by Thomas Paine.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Common Sense, The Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings of ThomasPaine/5(5). About Common Sense, the Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings of ThomasPaine.

A volume of Thomas Paine’s most essential works, showcasing one of American history’s most eloquent proponents of democracy. Upon publication, Thomas Paine’s modest pamphlet Common Sense shocked and spurred the foundling American colonies of to action.

It demanded. Although an update of Philip Foner’s two-volume The Complete Writings of Thomas Paine is still sorely needed, this Ian Shapiro and Jane Calvert edition of Thomas Paine’s writings is one of the most comprehensive, accessible compilations available today, and I imagine it will be of great value in college classrooms.

From Common Sense () to Of the Term Author: Matthew Rainbow Hale. HARDBACK NODustjacket, No jacket, on copyright pg, STATED 1ST IMPRESSION, pages,1st Edition, VG Condition, Brown Toledano TYPE Style 2 Binding with Gilt on Front Modern Library & BL; Book is marked "First Impression", TEAR ON COVER Middle SPINE CVR, PGS, NO ADS In Back.

Common Sense, Rights of Man, and Other Essential Writings of Thomas Paine (Book): Paine, Thomas: In JanuaryThomas 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. Thomas Paine's Common Sense is one of the most important primary documents of the Revolutionary era.

This edition of the pamphlet is unique in its inclusion of selections from Paine's other writings from and - additional essays that contextualize Common Sense provide unusual insight on both the writer and the cause for which he wrote/5(32).

Thomas Paine | His Life, His Time and the Birth of Modern Nations. Nelson, Craig [Thomas Paine (29 January - 8 June ) was a British-American political writer, theorist, and activist who had a great influence on the thoughts and ideas which led to the American Revolution and the United States Declaration of Independence.

The least important and the most dated of Tom Paine’s writings, they are still full of common sense (this is how they are signed) and make an enjoyable read.

We have here generous selections from seven of the pamphlets, including the famous openings of the first (Decem “These are the times that try men’s souls.”) and the 4/5(11). Thomas Paine was born in England in and worked as a schoolteacher, storekeeper, and customs inspector before moving to Philadelphia in He quickly acquired a reputation as a journalist and published his hugely successful and influential pamphlet Common Sense in The Crisis, written when Paine was a soldier in the darkest days of the revolution—with.

Paine, Thomas, The political writings of Thomas Paine / (Granville, Middletown, N. J.: G. Evans, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Paine, Thomas, The political writings of Thomas Paine: secretary to the Committee of Foreign Affairs in the American Revolution: to which is prefixed a brief sketch of the author's life.

Reprint of the book published in under title: The essential Thomas Paine Common sense. Introduction and appendixThe crisis. SelectionsThe rights of Pages: 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 Crises InAmerica was a hotbed of Pages: This book contains excellent selections from the writings of Thomas Paine and Thomas Jefferson.

Professor Kramer notes that these two men had very similar political views in spite of their very dissimilar backgrounds. The three selections from Paine in this book are from Common Sense, The American Crisis and Rights of Man.5/5(2). Product Information.

Thomas Paine s Common Sense is one of the most important and often assigned primary documents of the Revolutionary era. This edition of the pamphlet is unique in its inclusion of selections from Paine s other writings from and additional essays that contextualize Common Sense and provide unusual insight on both the writer and the cause for.

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 Abb Raynal, Paine's first examination of world events; as well as selections from The American Crises InAmerica was a hotbed of Brand: Modern Library.

The American Crisis, or simply The Crisis, is a pamphlet series by eighteenth-century Enlightenment philosopher and author Thomas Paine, originally published from to during the American Revolution.

Thirteen numbered pamphlets were published between andwith three additional pamphlets released between and The first of the Author: Thomas Paine. One of the most significant documents written during the revolutionary era, this edition of Thomas Paine's pamphlet, Common Sense features selections from his other writings from andalong with additional essays that contextualize the piece and provide unusual insight on both the writer and the cause for which he wrote.

Common sense and other writings by Paine, Thomas, ; Wood, Gordon S. as well as selections from The American Crises. InAmerica 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.

Borrow this book to access EPUB Pages:. A volume of Thomas Paine's most essential works, showcasing one of American history's most eloquent proponents of democracy.

Upon publication, Thomas Paine's modest pamphlet Common Sense shocked and spurred the foundling American colonies of to action. It demanded freedom from Britain--when even the most fervent patriots were only .Thomas Paine was born in Thetford, England, inthe son of a staymaker.

He had little schooling and worked at a number of jobs, including tax collector, a position he lost for agitating for an increase in excisemen’s pay. Persuaded by Benjamin Franklin, he emigrated to America in In he began his American Crisis series of thirteen pamphlets, and also published .This collection of Thomas Paine writings is too complete.

Some of the included texts, such as Common Sense, are good reads in that they are still relevant to the modern reader. They can tell us where we have been and can make us question /5(2).