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Thomas Paine
Prophet and Martyr of Democracy

ISBN 9780367219734
Published December 1, 2021 by Routledge
458 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1927. This study explores Thomas Paine, an English-born American philosopher, activist, political theorist and revolutionary. The author examines Paine’s important aspects of Paine’s life, including his migration to the British Colonies, his participation in the American Revolution, and his imprisonment in Paris. This title will be of great interest to historians and those studying philosophy and politics.

Table of Contents

1. A Rebel in the Making  2. An Emigrant Religion  3. The Birthday of a New World  4. Hanging Together  5. Paine is Made Propaganda General  6. Quaker Against Quaker  7. The Franco-American Graft Scandal  8. What it Cost  9. Standing Before Kings  10. The Songs of Zion  11. The Duel with Burke  12. Emancipating the World  13. A Yankee Tory in Paris  14. The Age of Unreason  15. A Tangled Nationality  16. In the Name of America  17. Despised and Rejected  18. The Unquiet Grave;  Bibliography;  Index

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