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Common sense

Author: Thomas Paine
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Common Sense," which contained the first demand for complete independence for the American colonies, sold 100,000 copies in less than three months. No other book in the United States has had such a quick or large sale relative to population. The pamphlet was highly influential in swinging the tide of popular opinion toward a clean break with the mother country."
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Paine
ISBN: 1566197007 9781566197007
OCLC Number: 33244340
Notes: New introduction written by Gregory Tietjen.
Description: xxvi, 67 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Common sense --
Agrarian justice.
Responsibility: Thomas Paine.

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"Common Sense," which contained the first demand for complete independence for the American colonies, sold 100,000 copies in less than three months. No other book in the United States has had such a quick or large sale relative to population. The pamphlet was highly influential in swinging the tide of popular opinion toward a clean break with the mother country."

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