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The Age of Reason
Thomas Paine

Aziloth Books, 2011

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, ...
  
  











  



  
Rights of Man, Common Sense, and Other Political Writings (Oxford World's Classics)
Thomas Paine

Oxford University Press, 2009

Thomas Paine was the first international revolutionary. His Common Sense (1776) was the most widely read pamphlet of the American Revolution--and his Rights of Man (1791-2), the most famous defense of the French Revolution, sent out a clarion call for revolution throughout the world. Paine paid the price for his principles: he was outlawed in Britain, narrowly escaped execution in France, and was vilified as an atheist and a Jacobin on his ...
  
  











  



  
Thomas Paine : Collected Writings : Common Sense / The Crisis / Rights of Man / The Age of Reason / ...
Thomas Paine

Library of America, 1995

Thomas Paine was the impassioned democratic voice of the Age of Revolution, and this volume brings together his best-known works: Common Sense , The American Crisis , Rights of Man , The Age of Reason , along with a selection of letters, articles and pamphlets that emphasizes Paine's American years. “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 ...
  
  











  



  
Rights of Man (Dover Thrift Editions)
Thomas Paine

Dover Publications, 1999

One of the most influential writers and reformers of his age, Thomas Paine successfully publicized the issues of his time in pamphlets that clearly and persuasively argued for political independence and social reform. Rights of Man , his greatest and most widely read work, is considered a classic statement of faith in democracy and egalitarianism. The first part of this document, dedicated to George Washington, appeared in 1791 . Defending the ...
  
  











  



  
Common Sense, The Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings of Thomas Paine (Signet Classics)
Thomas Paine

Signet Classics, 2003

Paine's daring prose paved the way for the Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War. This volume also includes " The Crisis ," " The Age of Reason ," and " Agrarian Justice ."
  
  











  



  
Common Sense (Little Books of Wisdom)
Thomas Paine

Applewood Books, 2002

Paine arrived in America from England in 1774. A friend of Benjamin Franklin, he was a writer of poetry and tracts condemning the slave trade. In 1775, as hostilities between Britain and the colonies intensified, Paine wrote Common Sense to encourage the colonies to break the British exploitative hold and fight for independence. The little booklet of 50 pages was published January 10, 1776 and sold a half-million copies, approximately equal to ...
  
  











  



  
The Age of Reason - Thomas Paine (Writings of Thomas Paine)
Thomas Paine

Merchant Books, 2010

An Unabridged Edition (Parts I and II) From 'The Writings Of Thomas Paine,' Edited By Moncure Conway With All Charts and Tables, Notes and Footnotes, To Include A Chronology Of Paine's Life
  
  











  



  
Age Of Reason
Thomas Paine

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.
  
  











  



  
Thomas Paine Collection: Common Sense, Rights of Man, Age of Reason, An Essay on Dream, Biblical Blasphemy, ...
Thomas Paine

Forgotten Books, 2007

Book Description: "Common Sense was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 9, 1776, during the American Revolution. Paine wrote it with editorial feedback from Benjamin Rush, who came up with the title. The document denounced British rule and, through its immense popularity, contributed to fomenting the American Revolution... Paine donated the copyright for Common Sense to the states, and as one ...
  
  











  



  
Common Sense (Dover Thrift Editions)
Thomas Paine

Dover Publications, 1997

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 to 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 ...
  
  











  



  
Rights of Man and Common Sense (Everyman's Library)
Thomas Paine

Everyman's Library, 1994

  The authorities in power in England during Thomas Paine’s lifetime saw him as an agent provocateur who used his seditious eloquence to support the emancipation of slaves and women, the demands of working people, and the rebels of the French and American Revolutions. History, on the other hand, has come to regard him as the figure who gave political cogency to the liberating ideas of the Enlightenment. His great pamphlets, Rights of Man ...
  
  











  



  
The United States Constitution: A Round Table Comic Graphic Adaptation
Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, ...

Writers Of The Round Table Press, 2012

Round Table Comics' adaptation of the supreme law of the United States of America, created by the team at Round Table Companies, includes 100% of the original text from the Constitution as well as a narrative to communicate the concepts from one of history's most important documents. Full color illustration throughout combines an entertaining read with the factual accuracy that readers of history expect. Adapted by Nadja Baer (Delivering ...
  
  











  



  
The Age of Reason
Thomas Paine

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

The Age of Reason presents common deistic arguments; for example, it highlights what Paine saw as corruption of the Christian Church and criticizes its efforts to acquire political power. Paine advocates reason in the place of revelation, leading him to reject miracles and to view the Bible as an ordinary piece of literature rather than as a divinely inspired text. It promotes natural religion and argues for the existence of a creator-God. Most ...
  
  











  



  
Age of Reason: The Definitive Edition
Thomas Paine

Michigan Legal Publishing Ltd., 2014

Age of Reason, The Definitive Edition, includes Paine’s original two volumes of Age of Reason, plus his third volume which remained unreleased until 1807. President Thomas Jefferson convinced Paine not to publish his third volume in 1802, as Paine originally intended, out of fear of the backlash it may cause. Now, thanks to this edition of Paine’s Age of Reason, the modern reader can enjoy Paine’s three-volume original work in one ...
  
  











  



  
Down East : A Maritime History Of Maine
Lincoln P. Paine

Tilbury House Pub, 2000

Lincoln Paine has laid down the framework for an understanding of Maine's maritime history by relating the population and landscape of today to their historic foundations. From the first explorers, to the century of ships, to our modern fisheries and diversification, Maine's maritime story is told in engaging detail.
  
  











  



  
Common Sense
Thomas Paine

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–76 that inspired people in the Thirteen Colonies to declare and fight for independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. In clear, simple language it explained the advantages of and the need for immediate independence. It was published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution and became an immediate sensation. It was sold and distributed ...
  
  











  



  
The Age of Reason, the Complete Edition
Thomas Paine

World Union of Deists, 2013

The Age of Reason, The Complete Edition is one of the most powerful thought provoking books ever written about God and religion. It smashes through the ancient walls of superstition and fear of the "revealed" religions with the unstoppable battering ram of our innate God-given reason! Thomas Paine was often attacked for having written this enlightening book, but his arguments and profound observations found within have never been defeated. This ...
  
  











  



  
The Crisis
Thomas Paine

Digireads.com, 2010

"The Crisis" is Thomas Paine's series of pamphlets published from 1776 to 1783 during the American Revolution. The first pamphlet begins with the famous words "these are the times that try men's souls" and evokes the mood at the outset of the American Revolution. Many colonists were uncertain of the prospect of war with the British Empire and these pamphlets were designed to bolster morale and resistance among patriots, as well as shame neutrals ...
  
  











  



  
Common Sense: and Related Writings (Bedford Cultural Editions Series)
Thomas Paine

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000

Thomas Paine’s Common Sense is one of the most important and often assigned primary documents of the Revolutionary era. This edition of the pamphlet is unique in its inclusion of selections from Paine’s other writings from 1775 and 1776 — additional essays that contextualize Common Sense and provide unusual insight on both the writer and the cause for which he wrote. The volume introduction includes coverage of Paine’s childhood and ...
  
  











  



  
The Thomas Paine Reader (Penguin Classics)
Thomas Paine

Penguin Classics, 1987

This major collection demonstrates the extent to which Thomas Paine (1737-1809) was an inspiration to the Americans in their struggle for independence, a passionate supporter of the French Revolution and perhaps the outstanding English radical writer of his age. It contains all of Paine's major works including "The Rights of Man", his groundbreaking defence of the revolutionary cause in France, "Common Sense", which won thousands over to the ...
  
  











  








   



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