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When Common Sense was published in January 1776, it sold, by some estimates, a stunning 150,000 copies in the colonies. What exactly made this pamphlet so appealing? This is a question not only about the state of mind of Paine's audience, but also about the role of public opinion and debate, the function of the press, and the shape of political culture in the colonies. This Broadview edition of Paine's famous pamphlet attempts to reconstruct the context in which it appeared and to recapture the energy and passion of the ...

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    • Title: Common Sense by Thomas Paine; Edward Larkin
    • Publisher: Broadview Press
    • Print ISBN: 9781551115719, 1551115719
    • eText ISBN: 9781460400722
    • Edition: 2004
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    • Title: Common Sense by Thomas Paine
    • Publisher: Dover Publications
    • Print ISBN: 9780486296029, 0486296024
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    • Edition: 1997 Revised edition
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