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Rights of man

Author: Thomas Paine
Publisher: New York ; London : Penguin Books, 1985.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of the great classics on democracy, Rights of Man was published in England in 1791 as a vindication of the French Revolution and a critique of the British system of government. In direct, forthright prose, Paine defends popular rights, national independence, revolutionary war, and economic growth--all considered dangerous and even seditious issues."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Edmund Burke
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Paine
ISBN: 0140390154 9780140390155
OCLC Number: 60606988
Description: 281 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: by Thomas Paine ; with an introduction by Eric Foner ; notes by Henry Collins.

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Presents an overview of Paine's career as political theorist and pamphleteer, and supplies background material to "Rights of Man". This book discusses how Paine created a language of modern politics  Read more...

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