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Paine, Thomas 1737-1809

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Works: 3,371 works in 12,019 publications in 17 languages and 223,564 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Political fiction  Drama  Controversial literature  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Sources  Portraits  Prophecies 
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Roles: Author, Lyricist, Attributed name, Librettist, Other, Editor, Recipient, cnm, Composer, Secretary, Publisher, Redactor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: JC177, 320.51
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Most widely held works by Thomas Paine
Rights of man by Thomas Paine( Book )
351 editions published between 1790 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,404 libraries worldwide
An answer to Edmund Burke's attack on the French Revolution
Common sense by Thomas Paine( Book )
218 editions published between 1776 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,087 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 2,450 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 )
299 editions published between 1794 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,354 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 )
405 editions published between 1749 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,251 libraries worldwide
Rights of Man (1787), by Thomas Paine, posits that popular political revolution is permissible when a government does not safeguard its people, their natural rights, and their national interests. It defends the French Revolution against Edmund Burke's anti-democratic attack upon popular government in Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790).-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The age of reason by Thomas Paine( Book )
155 editions published between 1794 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,616 libraries worldwide
"Thomas Paine was Deist, a believer in God, but highly critical of priests and appeals to the authority of holy books. 'The Age of Reason', written over two hundred years ago, sets out to examine the Christian bible critically and logically, an act of considerable bravery given the power of the Christian Church in those times. The work was outlawed in Great Britain as potentially seditious and liable to upset the social balance of the country, but it became a runaway bestseller in America"--Amazon.com
Common sense by Thomas Paine( file )
33 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."
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 )
217 editions published between 1776 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
When Thomas Paine first anonymously published his series of pamphlets titles Common Sense they became an overnight success. First released in 1776 at the height of the American Revolution the treatise denounced British rule and is thought to have been so popular as to have influenced the path of the revolution itself. In the words of Historian Gordon S. Wood Common Sense was, "the most incendiary and popular pamphlet of the entire revolutionary era."
The decline and fall of the English system of finance by Thomas Paine( Book )
200 editions published between 1786 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,075 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 )
214 editions published between 1712 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 979 libraries worldwide
First published in 1782, this response to Raynal's The Revolution of America (also reissued in this series) by Thomas Paine (1737-1809) has been eclipsed by Paine's other work and largely overlooked. Written a year after Raynal's account of the American Revolution appeared in English, Paine's 'corrections' run to nearly eighty pages. His main critique of Raynal is that his argument stresses political theory rather than actions in the real world, an approach that lacks practicality. Paine argues against Raynal's assertion that the American War of Independence erupted over a tax dispute, and downplays France's involvement in the movement for independence. However, while attacking Raynal's influential work, he does so diplomatically, believing that the Abbé was writing from too great a distance to assess accurately the causes and principles of the conflict. This book has been hailed by scholars as the first of Paine's publications to demonstrate his internationalist views
Rights of man ; and, Common sense by Thomas Paine( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 965 libraries worldwide
Collects Paine's political writings about the American and French revolutions
Dissertation on first-principles of government by Thomas Paine( Book )
148 editions published between 1794 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Rights of man. Combining principle and practice. by Thomas Paine( Book )
154 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in English and French and held by 468 libraries worldwide
The American crisis by Thomas Paine( Book )
118 editions published between 1776 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 467 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 )
69 editions published between 1792 and 2012 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
A major actor in the American Revolution, English intellectual Thomas Paine (1737-1809) is remembered especially for his pamphlet Common Sense (1776; also reissued in this series), which advocates America's independence from Great Britain. A dedicated radical, Paine went on to lend his support to the French Revolution. In 1791, he published Rights of Man in response to Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790), a condemnation of the events in France. First published in 1792, this book is a continuation of Rights of Man. While the first volume was a passionate rebuttal of Burke's argument, this book - reissued here in its second edition - develops concrete measures for political reform, proposing novel concepts such as political representation and tax reform to benefit the poor. Widely circulated because of its low price, the book proved immensely influential, and resulted in indictments for seditious libel for Paine and his editor
Paine and Jefferson on liberty by Thomas Paine( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 385 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
 
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Common sense 1737-1809
Neutrale 1737-1809
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Thomas Paine Brits filosoof (1737-1809)
Thomas Paine English and American political activist
Thomas Paine intellectuel, pamphlétaire, révolutionnaire anglais puis américain
Thomas Paine, Jr
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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
תומאס פיין סופר בריטי
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
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