9780312201487

Common Sense and Related Writings

  • ISBN 13:

    9780312201487

  • ISBN 10:

    0312201486

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/17/2000
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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Summary

Thomas Paine'sCommon Senseis one of the most important and often assigned 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 contextualizeCommon Senseand provide unusual insight on both the writer and the cause for which he wrote. The volume introduction includes coverage of 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, 12 illustrations, a selected bibliography, and questions for consideration.

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