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Common Sense and Other Writings

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ISBN-10: 1593082096

ISBN-13: 9781593082093

Edition: N/A

Authors: Thomas Paine, George Stade, Joyce Appleby

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Though he did not emigrate from England to the American colonies until 1774, just a few months before the Revolutionary War began,Thomas Painehad an enormous impact on that war and the new nation that emerged from it.Common Sense, the instantly popular pamphlet he published in January 1776, argued that the goal of the struggle against the British should be not simply tax reform, as many were calling for, but complete independence. His rousing, radical voice was balanced by the equally independence-minded but more measured tones of Thomas Jefferson, who wrote the Declaration of Independence later that year. In later works, such asThe Rights of Man,The Age of Reason, and other selections…    
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Book details

List price: $8.95
Publisher: Barnes & Noble, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English