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Thomas Paine: Great Writer of the Revolution (Signature Lives: Revolutionary War Era)

by Michael Burgan

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Published by Compass Point Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7994056M
    ISBN 100756510767
    ISBN 109780756510763
    OCLC/WorldCa56347691

      Dr Lounissi compares Paine’s views of the early stages of the French revolution with those advanced by other non-French writers, such as Edmund Burke and James Mackintosh. She stresses the role Paine accorded to individuals, to the influence of enlightened thinkers and the American Revolution, and to the impact of public opinion. This book explores Thomas Paine's French decade, from the publication of the first part of Rights of Man in the spring of to his return trip to the United States in the fall of It examines Paine's multifarious activities during this period as a thinker, writer, member of the French.

      Paine is best remembered for his books: the controversial The Rights of Man and his book on the American Revolution, Common Sense. Harvey J. Kaye, well-known for his studies on Paine and his period, traces the English revolutionary's life and details his political writings in accessible, highly readable narrative that also covers important Pages: Read the best books by Thomas Paine and check out reviews of books and quotes from the works Common Sense, The American Crisis, The Rights of Man, Political science. Classics collection.

      Statue of Thomas Paine in Thetford, Norfolk, Paine's birthplaceThomas Paine's writings had great influence on his contemporaries, especially the American revolutionaries. His books inspired both philosophical and working-class Radicals in the United Kingdom; and he is often claimed as an intellectual ancestor by United States liberals. Thomas Paine was an English-American political activist, author, political theorist and revolutionary. As the author of two highly influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution, he inspired the Patriots in to declare independence from Britain. His ideas reflected Enlightenment-era rhetoric of transnational human rights/5(2).


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Thomas Paine was an England-born political philosopher and writer who supported revolutionary causes in America and Europe. Published in to international. Thomas Paine was an English American writer and pamphleteer whose "Common Sense" and other writings influenced the American Revolution, and helped pave Born: The Age of Reason; Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology is a work by English and American political activist Thomas Paine, arguing for the philosophical position of follows in the tradition of 18th-century British deism, and challenges institutionalized religion and the legitimacy of the was published in three parts in, and Thomas Paine.

STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. hurricaneashlyn. Unit I. Terms in this set (11) Paine was the most _____ political writer of the Revolution. persuasive. In three months, Common Sense sold more than _____ copies. Paine's book The Rights of Man was used to support the cause of the.

However, the world turned against Paine in his later years. While his earlier works, Common Sense and Rights of Man, attacked the political and social status quo here on earth, The Age of Reason attacked the status quo of the hereafter.

Former friends shunned him, and the man America had hailed as the muse of the American Revolution died alone and s: Looking for books by Thomas Paine. See all books authored by Thomas Paine, including Common Sense, and Common Sense, the Rights of Man, and Other Essential Writings, and more on Get this from a library.

Thomas Paine: great writer of the revolution. [Michael Burgan] -- Profiles the life and career of the author of Common sense, his time in a French prison, his release, and his contributions to American history. Thomas Paine () was one of the most fascinating figures of the late 18th century.

His public antagonist and personal friend John Adams believed that their times would come to be known as the "Age of Paine." He came to America in middle age and became a radical-democratic pamphleteer, effectively turning colonial rebellion into a national liberation movement.

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Image 52 of Thomas Paine, 52 keeping alive the spirit of determined rebellion against the unjust government of Great Britain.”— Benjamin F. Lossing, in his Field Book of the Revolution, Vol. II, pageNote: APPLETON’S CYCLOPAEDIA Contributor: Hubbard, Elbert Date: Thomas Paine was an English-American political activist, author, political theorist and revolutionary.

As the author of two highly influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution, he inspired the Patriots in to declare independence from Britain. His ideas reflected Enlightenment-era rhetoric of transnational human rights.4/5. Christopher Hitchens, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of God Is Not Great has been called a Tom Paine for our times, and in this addition to the Books that Changed the World Series, he vividly introduces Paine and his Declaration of the Rights of Man, the world’s foremost defense of ed by his outrage at Edmund Burke’s attack on the French Revolution, Paine’s /5().

Common Sense was so influential that John Adams said: "Without the pen of the author of Common Sense, the sword of Washington would have been raised in vain".Paine lived in France for most of the s, becoming deeply involved in the French Revolution.

He wrote Rights of Man (), in part a defense of the French Revolution against its critics. Buy a cheap copy of Thomas Paine: Enlightenment, Revolution, book by Craig Nelson. Despite being a founder of both the United States and the French Republic, the creator of the phrase United States of America, and the author of three of the Free shipping over $ I'm glad I read this book because it gave me some insight into the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence, but I wouldn't say it was a great book.

I'm not sure about his idea of "proof" that Paine wrote the declaration instead of Jefferson, or if it even matters/5(2). Thomas Paine was an English-born (February 9, ) American political activist, philosopher, political theorist and revolutionary.

One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, he authored the two most influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution and inspired the patriots in to declare independence from Britain.

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Thomas Paine, one of America's Founding Fathers, was born in England in In America, he held one of the more reviled offices in the colonial government: excise (tax) officer.

He became a great patriot and an inspirational, if not incendiary, writer, particularly with the pamphlet Common Sense () and the essays in The American Crisis.Thomas Paine was born Thomas Pain in Thetford, England, on Januthe son of a poor corset-maker.

At age sixteen, Paine ran away from home and became a sailor during the Seven Years War. After the war he held several odd jobs for the British government and worked hard to supplement the little education he received as a child.Thomas Paine was an English-American political activist, author, political theorist and revolutionary.

As the author of two highly influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution, he inspired the Patriots in to declare independence from Britain. His ideas reflected Enlightenment-era rhetoric of transnational human rights/5(1).