Common Sense, The Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings of ThomasPaine

Common Sense, The Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings of ThomasPaine


Foreword by: Jack Fruchtman Jr.
Introduction by: Sidney Hook

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  • 416 Pages
  • Signet
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Overview

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, The Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings of ThomasPaine

Common Sense, The Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings of ThomasPaine

Thomas Paine, Foreword by: Jack Fruchtman Jr., Introduction by: Sidney Hook

Praise

“Without…Paine, the sword of Washington would have been wielded in vain.”
-John Adams

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
COMMON SENSE

Introduction
Of the origin and design of government in general
Of monarchy and hereditary succession
Thoughts on the present state of American affairs
Of the present ability of America
Appendix

The Crisis
Number I
Number III (Selections)
Number IV (Selections)
Number V
Number VII (Selections)
Number VIII (Selections)
Number XIII

Rights of Man
Part the First
Prefaces: To the French Edition; To the English Edition
Rights of Man
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of Citizens
Observations on the Declaration of Rights
Miscellaneous Chapter
Conclusion

Part the Second: Combining Principles and Practice
Preface
Introduction
Chapter I: Of Society and Civilization
Chapter II: Of the Origin of the Present Old Governments
Chapter III: Of the Old and New Systems of Government
Chapter IV: Of Constitutions
Chapter V: Ways and Means of Improving the Conditions of Europe, Interspersed with Miscellaneous Observations (Selections)

The Age of Reason
Part One (Selections)

Agrarian Justice (Selections)

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