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Paine, Thomas 1737-1809

Works: 2,488 works in 9,350 publications in 18 languages and 209,203 library holdings
Genres: History  Controversial literature  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Prophecies  Quotations  Portraits  Periodicals  Sources  Apologetic writings 
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Classifications: JC177, 320.51
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Rights of man by Thomas Paine( Book )
225 editions published between 1791 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 4,442 libraries worldwide
An answer to Edmund Burke's attack on the French Revolution. For other editions, see Author Catalog
Common sense by Thomas Paine( Book )
318 editions published between 1776 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,591 libraries worldwide
The book which helped spark the movement that established the independence of the United States
Collected writings by Thomas Paine( Book )
19 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 2,444 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 incisiveargument against executing Louis XVI
The age of reason by Thomas Paine( Book )
334 editions published between 1794 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,402 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 )
366 editions published between 1749 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,109 libraries worldwide
Thomas Paine published this treatise defending the principles of freedom in 1791. He fought for independence in America, and was in France during the Revolution. He writes as a first-hand observer of political realities. He saw all government as arbitrary unless it conformed to the will of the people and argued for reforms in the British Parliament
Common sense by Thomas Paine( Book )
163 editions published between 1776 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,884 libraries worldwide
"Among the most influential authors and reformers of his age, Thomas Paine (1737-1809) was born in England but went on to play an important role in both the American and French Revolutions. In 1774, he emigrated to America where, for a time, he helped edit the Pennsylvania Magazine. On January 10, 1776, he published his pamphlet Common Sense, a persuasive argument for the colonies' political and economic separation from Britain. Common Sense cites the evils of monarchy, accuses the British government of inflicting economic and social injustices upon the colonies, and points to the absurdity of an island attempting to rule a continent. Credited by George Washington as having changed the minds of many of his countrymen, the document sold over 500,000 copies within a few months. Today, Common Sense remains a landmark document in the struggle for freedom, distinguished not only by Paine's ideas but also by its clear and passionate presentation. Designed to ignite public opinion against autocratic rule, the pamphlet offered a careful balance between imagination and judgment, and appropriate language and expression to fit the subject. It immediately found a receptive audience, heartened Washington's despondent army and foreshadowed much of the phrasing and substance of the Declaration of Independence"--Back cover
The age of reason by Thomas Paine( Book )
224 editions published between 1792 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,840 libraries worldwide
"The Age of Reason is one of the most influential defences of Deism (the idea that God can be known without organized religion) ever written. This edition presents Part 1, Paine's controversial philosophical argument against revealed religion, with representative excerpts of his biblical analysis from Parts 2 and 3. Appendices include numerous selections from Paine's other religious writing, his Deist influences, and his contemporary opposition."--Publisher's website
Letter addressed to the addressers on the late proclamation by Thomas Paine( Book )
301 editions published between 1712 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,405 libraries worldwide
Common sense by Thomas Paine( file )
30 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 1,274 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."
The decline and fall of the English system of finance by Thomas Paine( Book )
219 editions published between 1707 and 1976 in 6 languages and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
The American crisis, number II published at Philadelphia, in the year 1776 : to Lord Howe, who then was Commander in Chief, of all the British forces in America by Thomas Paine( Book )
188 editions published between 1776 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 936 libraries worldwide
The American Crisis was a series of pamphlets published from 1776 to 1783 during the American Revolution by eighteenth century enlightenment Philosopher and author Thomas Paine. The first volume begins with the famous words "These are the times that try men's souls". There were sixteen pamphlets in total together often known as "The American Crisis" or simply "The Crisis". Thirteen numbered pamphlets were published between 1776-1777 with three additional pamphlets released between 1777-1783. The writings were contemporaneous with the early parts of the American Re
Rights of man part the second. Combining principle and practice by Thomas Paine( Book )
182 editions published between 1792 and 2012 in English and French and held by 904 libraries worldwide
Political writings by Thomas Paine( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
Dissertation on first-principles of government by Thomas Paine( Book )
124 editions published between 1795 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Rights of man ; Common sense ; and other political writings by Thomas Paine( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
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. - ;'An army of principles will penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot ... it will march on the horizon of the world and it will conquer.' Thomas Paine was the first international revolutionary. His Common Sense (1776) was the most widely read pamphlet of the American Revolution; his Rights of Man (1791-2) was the most famous defence of the French Revolution and sent out a clarion call for revolution throughout the world. He paid the price for his principles: he was outlawed in Britain, narrowly escaped execution in France, and was villified as an atheist and a Jacobin on his return to America. Paine loathed the unnatural inequalities fostered by the hereditary and monarchical systems. He believed that government must be by and for the people and must limit itself to the protection of their natural rights. But he was not a libertarian: from a commitment to natural rights he generated one of the first blueprints for a welfare state, combining a liberal order of civil rights with egalitarian constraints. This collection brings together Paine's most powerful political writings from the American and French revolutions in the first fully annotated edition of these works
Paine and Jefferson on liberty by Thomas Paine( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 388 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
Agrarian justice opposed to agrarian law and to agrarian monopoly being a plan for meliorating the condition of man, by creating in every nation a national fund ... by Thomas Paine( Book )
37 editions published between 1797 and 2012 in English and held by 159 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
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
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โทมัส เพน
ტომას პეინი
반은, 탁마사 1737-1809
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