Thomas Paine: Social and Political Thought

Thomas Paine: Social and Political Thought

by Gregory Claeys, Myilibrary


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First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780044450900
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/14/1989
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Chronology Introduction The age of Paine 'Apostle of liberty': the life of Thomas Paine 'The cause of all mankind': Paine and the American revolution Republicanism contested: Burke's Reflections (1790) and the Rights of Man (1791-2) Paine's achievement A great

awakening: the birth of the Revolutionary Party Inequality vindicated: the government party Revolution in heaven: the Age of reason (1794-5) Revolution in civilization: Agrarian Justice (1797) Conclusion Political saint: the legend of Thomas Paine Bibliography; Index

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