The transatlantic republican : Thomas Paine and the age of revolutions / Bernard Vincent.

  • Amsterdam : Rodopi 2005
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1 online resource (187 p.)
  • 94-012-0117-X
  • 1-4175-9102-1
  • Collect. of texts partly publ. prev.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-171) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
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  • Contents; Introduction - Storming the "Bastille of Words": Tom Paine's Revolution in Writing; Part I. Paine, America and France; I The Strategy of Time in Common Sense; II Thomas Paine, the Masonic Order, and the American Revolution; III From Fact to Myth: The Americans in Paris during the French Revolution; IV Paine's ""Share"" in the French Revolution; V Thomas Paine, the Louisiana Purchase, and the Rights of Man; VI A National of Nowhere: The Problem of Thomas Paine's American Citizenship; Part II. Paine and the Enlightenment; VII Thomas Paine and the Issue of Universal Suffrage
  • VIII Paine's Agrarian Justice and the Birth of the Welfare StateIX A Quaker with a Difference: Tom Paine's Republican Rhetoric of War and Peace; X From the Rights of Man to the Rights of God: Thomas Paine's Ultimate Challenge; XI A Pioneer with a Difference: Thomas Paine and Early 'American Studies'; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y
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  • This collection of essays by Bernard Vincent covers most aspects of Thomas Paine's life, thought, and works. It highlights Paine's contribution to the American and French Revolutions, as well as the active role he played in the intellectual debates of the Age of Enlightenment, in particular through his heated arguments with Edmund Burke or the Abbé Raynal. More than two centuries later, those debates-on the 'universal' nature of human rights or the 'exceptionalism' of the American experience-seem today to be more relevant than ever.Not only have Common Sense, Rights of Man and The Age of Reaso

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