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Paine, Thomas 1737-1809

Works: 2,544 works in 11,377 publications in 26 languages and 214,852 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Political fiction  Controversial literature  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits  Quotations  Sources  Drama 
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Roles: Author, Attributed name, Librettist, Other, Editor, Recipient, Honoree, Lyricist, cnm, Composer, Bibliographic antecedent, Correspondent, Secretary
Classifications: JC177, 320.510924
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Rights of man by Thomas Paine( Book )
1,070 editions published between 1791 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 7,358 libraries worldwide
An answer to Edmund Burke's attack on the French Revolution. For other editions, see Author Catalog
Common sense and other writings by Thomas Paine( Book )
801 editions published between 1776 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 6,221 libraries worldwide
The book which helped spark the movement that established the independence of the United States
The age of reason by Thomas Paine( Book )
424 editions published between 1794 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,629 libraries worldwide
Thomas Paine who was a dynamic philosophical presence in the American Revolution of 1776 wrote his last book in 1795 on an investigation and commentary of organized religion with a focus on Christianity. Paine said that his "religious duties" included doing justice, loving benevolence, and attempting to make others happy. He called himself a deist which is a person who believes in the existence of a God based on the evidence of reason and nature but not on supernatural revelation. In this book he outlines deism as a rational religious belief and offers an analysis of the Bible based on textual content. He makes comparisons of the internal arguments of the Old and New Testaments by explaining, for example, inconsistencies of the biographic accounts in the four gospels. Paine suggests that since they were written separate of each other their basis is no better than hearsay. Because the United States convicted Paine of seditious libel in 1792, he escaped to France
Collected writings by Thomas Paine( Book )
26 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 2,459 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 )
264 editions published between 1792 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,905 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
Common sense by Thomas Paine( file )
34 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 1,338 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 )
301 editions published between 1707 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
Rights of man : being an answer to Mr. Burke's attack on the French Revolution by Thomas Paine( Book )
181 editions published between 1749 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,066 libraries worldwide
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. A must-read for those interested in politics, philosophy, and the intersection of the two
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 )
261 editions published between 1712 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
Rights of man ; and, Common sense by Thomas Paine( Book )
33 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
Collects Paine's political writings about the American and French revolutions
The American crisis by Thomas Paine( Book )
136 editions published between 1776 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 707 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
Dissertation on first-principles of government by Thomas Paine( Book )
156 editions published between 1794 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Letter addressed to the addressers on the late proclamation by Thomas Paine( Book )
100 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Paine and Jefferson on liberty by Thomas Paine( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 390 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
Prospects on the war, and paper currency by Thomas Paine( Book )
91 editions published between 1787 and 2005 in English and French and held by 363 libraries worldwide
A letter to the Earl of Shelburne, now Marquis of Lansdowne, on his speech, July 10, 1782, respecting the acknowlegement of American independence: by Thomas Paine( Book )
75 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
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 )
49 editions published between 1797 and 2014 in English and Danish and held by 132 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
The selected work of Tom Paine & Citizen Tom Paine by Thomas Paine( Book )
24 editions published between 1943 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 libraries worldwide
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Thomas Paine English and American political activist
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Пейн, Томас 1737-1809
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Томас Пейн англо-американский писатель, философ, публицист
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פיין, תומס 1737-1809
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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
토머스 페인
ペイン, トウマス
ペイン, トーマス
彼因, 多馬
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