Rights of Man

Rights of Man

And, Common Sense

Book - 1994
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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 and Common Sense , are now recognized for what they are-classic arguments in defense of the individual's right to assert his or her freedom in the face of tyranny.


Publisher: New York ; Toronto : A.A. Knopf, c1994.
ISBN: 9780679433149
0679433147
Branch Call Number: 320.5 Pai an 33164004062209 nf 23.00 nf 258869 cpy 1 aurora
320.5 Pai an 33164004062191 nf 23.00 nf 258868 cpy 1 aurora
320.5 Pai
Characteristics: lii, 306 p. --
Additional Contributors: Paine, Thomas 1737-1809. Common sense.

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