Thomas Paine's Common Sense is 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 contextualize Common Sense and 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, ...

Common Sense and Related Writings 2001, Palgrave MacMillan, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780312237042


Common Sense and Related Writings 2000, Bedford Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780312201487

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