Prophet and Martyr of Democracy
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
Mary Agnes Best