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Paine, Thomas 1737-1809

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Works: 3,315 works in 12,143 publications in 13 languages and 223,069 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Controversial literature  Biography  Portraits  Prophecies  Quotations  Juvenile works  Sources  Miscellanea 
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Roles: Author, Lyricist, Attributed name, Other, Librettist, Editor, Recipient, Honoree, Composer, cnm, Contributor, Publisher, Secretary, Correspondent, Redactor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: JC178.V2, 320.510924
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Common sense by Thomas Paine( Book )
270 editions published between 1776 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,225 libraries worldwide
The book which helped spark the movement that established the independence of the United States
Collected writings by Thomas Paine( Book )
21 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 2,446 libraries worldwide
"I know not whether any man in the world", wrote John Adams in 1805, "has had more influence on its inhabitants or affairs for the last thirty years than Tom Paine". The impassioned democratic voice of the Age of Revolution, Paine wrote for his mass audience with vigor, clarity, and "common sense". This is the first major new edition of his work in 50 years, and the most comprehensive single-volume collection of his writings available. Emphasizing Paine's American career, it brings together his best-known works - Common Sense, The American Crisis, Rights of Man, The Age of Reason - along with scores of letters, articles, and pamphlets. Paine came to America in 1774 at age 37 after a life of obscurity and failure in England. Within 14 months he published Common Sense, the most influential pamphlet of the American Revolution and began a career that would see him prosecuted in England, imprisoned and nearly executed in France, and hailed and reviled in the American nation he helped create. In Common Sense Paine set forth an inspiring vision of an independent America as an asylum for freedom and an example of popular self-government in a world oppressed by despotism and hereditary privilege. The American Crisis, begun during "the times that try men's souls" in 1776, is a masterpiece of popular pamphleteering in which Paine vividly reports current developments, taunts and ridicules British adversaries, and enjoins his readers to remember the immense stakes of their struggle. Among the many other items included in the volume are the combative "Forester" letters, written in reply to a Tory critic of Common Sense, and several pieces concerning the French Revolution, including an incisive argument against executing Louis XVI
The age of reason by Thomas Paine( Book )
296 editions published between 1794 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,341 libraries worldwide
"The selfsame humanist and egalitarian views that made Paine a popular figure of the American Revolution brought him into frequent conflict with political authorities. Parts of The Age of Reason were written in a French jail, where Paine was confined for his opposition to the execution of Louis XVI. An attack on revealed religion from the Deist point of view- embodied by Paine's credo, "I believe in one God, and no more"- this work undertakes a hitherto unheard-of approach to Bible study. Its critical and objective examination of Old and New Testaments cites numerous contradictions as evidence against literal interpretations of the text. Well articulated and eminently readable, The Age of Reason is a classic of free thought."--back cover
Rights of man : being an answer to Mr. Burke's attack on the French Revolution by Thomas Paine( Book )
492 editions published between 1749 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,226 libraries worldwide
Written in a fit of pique brought about by Edmund Burke's blistering attack of the French Revolution, Paine's
Common sense by Thomas Paine( file )
33 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
After Thomas Paine arrived in America, from England, in 1774 he put into words what every one of his countrymen was thinking but none dared say "Independence from England."
Common sense : addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the following interesting subjects : I. Of the origin and design of government in general, with concise remarks on the English Constitution. II. Of monarchy and hereditary succession. III. Thoughts on the present state of American affairs. IV. Of the present ability of America, with some miscellaneous reflections by Thomas Paine( Book )
262 editions published between 1776 and 2008 in English and held by 1,203 libraries worldwide
Maintaining "the cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind," Paine passionately argued for independence from Great Britain and the ability of the young country to prosper unfettered by the oppressive and economically draining English
The decline and fall of the English system of finance by Thomas Paine( Book )
246 editions published between 1786 and 2005 in English and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
A letter addressed to the Abbe Raynal, on the affairs of North-America. In which the mistakes in the Abbe's account of the revolution of America are corrected and cleared up by Thomas Paine( Book )
212 editions published between 1712 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 976 libraries worldwide
Dissertation on first-principles of government by Thomas Paine( Book )
145 editions published between 1794 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Rights of man part the second. Combining principle and practice by Thomas Paine( Book )
94 editions published between 1792 and 2012 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Rights of man. Part the second. Combining principle and practice by Thomas Paine( Book )
125 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in English and French and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Paine and Jefferson on liberty by Thomas Paine( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Drawing from numerous historical sources, the editor summarizes the views of Paine and Jefferson on liberty in America, and on the contrasting political realities in Europe as well
Of the origin and design of government in general by Thomas Paine( file )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Tom Paine and Revolutionary America by Eric Foner( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A critical biography of the Revolutionary pamphleteer, exploring the origins, expression, and impact of his ideas and the place of his radical ideology in the eighteenth-century world
Agrarian justice by Thomas Paine( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Thomas Paine (1737-1809) was an author, pamphleteer, radical, inventor, intellectual, revolutionary, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He has been called ""a corsetmaker by trade, a journalist by profession, and a propagandist by inclination."" Born in Thetford, in the English county of Norfolk, Paine emigrated to the British American colonies in 1774 in time to participate in the American Revolution. His principal contributions were the powerful, widely read pamphlet ""Common Sense"" (1776), advocating colonial America's independence from Great Britain, a
 
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Common sense 1737-1809
Neutrale 1737-1809
Neutre 1737-1809
Pain, Thomas
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Pejn, Tomas 1737-1809
Thomas Paine Brits filosoof (1737-1809)
Thomas Paine English and American political activist
Thomas Paine, Jr
Thomas Paine pisarz i filozof angielski
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Tomas Peinas
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Tomass Peins
Τόμας Πέιν
Пейн, Томас 1737-1809
Томас Пейн
Томас Пейн англо-американский писатель, философ, публицист
Томас Пејн
Թոմաս Փեյն
פיין, תומס 1737-1809
פין, תומס 1737-1809
פעין, טאמאס
פעין, טאמאס 1737-1809
תומאס פיין
توماس بين
توماس بين، 1737-1809
توماس پین
تھامس پین
تۆماس پاین
थॉमस पेन
টমাস পেইন Pamphleteer
ਥਾਮਸ ਪੇਨ
தாமஸ் பெய்ன்
തൊമസ് പെയ്ൻ
โทมัส เพน
ტომას პეინი
반은, 탁마사 1737-1809
토머스 페인
판언, 퉈마 1737-1809
페인 1737-1809
페인, 토마스 1737-1809
페인, 토머스 1737-1809
トマス・ペイン
ペイン, トウマス
ペイン, トーマス
ペイン,トーマス 1737-1809
彼因, 多馬
托马斯・潘恩
湯瑪斯·潘恩
潘恩, 托马斯 1737-1809
Languages
English (2,563)
French (71)
Chinese (26)
Spanish (4)
German (3)
Hungarian (2)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (2)
Russian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Swedish (1)
Persian (1)
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