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Paine, Thomas 1737-1809

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Works: 3,628 works in 14,715 publications in 15 languages and 235,369 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Biography  Controversial literature  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Prophecies  Humor  Quotations  Sunday school literature 
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Roles: Author, Lyricist, Attributed name, Editor, Librettist, Creator, Other, Recipient, Composer, Correspondent, cnm
Classifications: JC177, 320.510924
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Common sense by Thomas Paine( )

305 editions published between 1776 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 9,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book which helped spark the movement that established the independence of the United States
Rights of man by Thomas Paine( Book )

386 editions published between 1790 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 7,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An answer to Edmund Burke's attack on the French Revolution
The decline and fall of the English system of finance by Thomas Paine( )

356 editions published between 1707 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 5,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rights of man : being an answer to Mr. Burke's attack on the French Revolution by Thomas Paine( )

401 editions published between 1749 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A major actor in the American Revolution, English intellectual Thomas Paine (1737–1809) is remembered especially for his pamphlet Common Sense (1776), which advocates America's independence from Great Britain. An immediate best-seller, it sold over 100,000 copies in three months. Paine was a dedicated reformer who also lent his support to the French Revolution. First published in 1791, this book was sparked by the publication of Edmund Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790), a direct condemnation of the French uprising; and the fourth edition of this remarkable contribution to political philosophy is reissued here. In a passionate rebuttal of Burke's position, Paine argues that revolution is legitimate against a government that fails to protect its people and their essential rights. Extremely influential in its own day, this book develops a critique of authoritarian governments that remains relevant today."--Publisher's description
The American crisis by Thomas Paine( )

116 editions published between 1776 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 2,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Paine wrote the American Crisis in an effort to justify the American Revolution and to bolster the moral of the Continental Army. THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obta
An apology for the Bible : in a series of letters, addressed to Thomas Paine, author of a book entitled, The age of reason, part the second, being an investigation of true and of fabulous theology by Richard Watson( )

182 editions published between 1796 and 1855 in English and held by 2,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1800s, a man clearing land in a beautiful forest to build a home leaves one special tree, but many years later the tree is in trouble, and the man's great-great grandson enlists a host of animal friends to try to save it
The age of reason by Thomas Paine( Book )

255 editions published between 1792 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 2,521 WorldCat member 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
Collected writings by Thomas Paine( Book )

23 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 2,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizing Paine's American career, this volume 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
Of the origin and design of government in general by Thomas Paine( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agrarian justice [Photostats of title-pages and a prospectus] by Thomas Paine( )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 1,795 WorldCat member 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
Age of reason : being an investigation of true and fabulous theology by Thomas Paine( Book )

254 editions published between 1793 and 2013 in English and held by 1,751 WorldCat member 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
Dissertation on first-principles of government by Thomas Paine( )

128 editions published between 1794 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rights of man ; Common sense ; and other political writings by Thomas Paine( )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Paine was the first international revolutionary. His Common Sense was the most widely read pamphlet of the American Revolution, while his Rights of Man sent out a clarion call for revolution throughout the world. This collection brings together Paine's most powerful political writings in the first fully annotated edition of these works. - ;Àn army of principles will penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot ... it will march on the horizon of the world and it will conquer.' Thomas Paine was the first international revolutionary. His Common Sense (1776) was the most widely rea
Paine and Jefferson on liberty by Thomas Paine( )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

View of the rights of British America / Jefferson -- Common sense / Paine -- Declaration of Independence / Jefferson -- The American crisis (part VII) / Paine -- Bill for establishing religious freedom in Virginia / Jefferson -- Letters to James Madison / Jefferson -- Rights of man (Part II) / Paine -- Letter to Thomas Paine / Jefferson -- First Inaugural address / Jefferson
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( )

128 editions published between 1782 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,495 WorldCat member 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. Combining principal [sic] and practice. by Thomas Paine( )

97 editions published between 1792 and 1819 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings of Thomas Paine by Thomas Paine( )

14 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains Paine's explosive Common Sense in its entirety, including the Appendix, as well as selections from his other major writings: The American Crisis, Rights of Man, and The Age of Reason. It also contains several of his shorter essays. All the documents have been transcribed directly from the originals. Essays by Ian Shapiro, Jonathan Clark, Jane Calvert, and Eileen Hunt Botting illuminate Paine's place in the tumultuous decades surrounding the American and French Revolutions and his larger historical legacy
Rights of man : part the second. Combining principle and practice by Thomas Paine( )

201 editions published between 1792 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A major actor in the American Revolution, English intellectual Thomas Paine (1737–1809) is remembered especially for his pamphlet Common Sense (1776), 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."--Publisher's description
Common sense by Thomas Paine( )

44 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member 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."
 
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