Common Sense and Related Writings (Heftet)

Serie: The Bedford Series in History and Culture 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2000
Antall sider: 176
Forlag: St Martin's Press
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: The Bedford Series in History and Culture
ISBN/EAN: 9780312201487
Kategori: Kulturhistorie og Statsvitenskap
Omtale Common Sense and Related Writings
Thomas Paine's Common Sense is one of the most important 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 provide unusual insight on both the writer and the cause for which he wrote. The volume introduction focuses on Paine's childhood and early adult years in England, arguing for the significance of personal experience, environment, career, and religion in understanding Paine's influential political writings. The volume also includes a glossary, a chronology, illustrations, a selected bibliography, and questions for consideration.

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