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Rights of Man

by Thomas Paine
Arthur Morey

Audiobook (Includes supplementary content)

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Thomas Paine's Rights of Man, a classic statement of faith in democracy, speaks on behalf of equality and supports social security for workers, public employment for those in need of work, and other social reforms.

Rights of Man presents an impassioned defense of the Enlightenment principles of freedom and equality that Thomas Paine believed would soon sweep the world. He boldly claimed, "From a small spark, kindled in America, a flame has arisen, not to be extinguished. Without consuming...it winds its progress from nation to nation." Though many more sophisticated thinkers argued for the same principles and many people died in the attempt to realize them, no one was better able than Paine to articulate them in a way that fired the hopes and dreams of the common man and actually stirred him to revolutionary political action.


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Publisher: Tantor Media
Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781452620763
  • File size: 272104 KB
  • Release date: December 20, 2010
  • Duration: 09:26:47

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781452620763
  • File size: 272104 KB
  • Release date: December 20, 2010
  • Duration: 09:26:47
  • Number of parts: 10


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Politics Nonfiction

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Thomas Paine's Rights of Man, a classic statement of faith in democracy, speaks on behalf of equality and supports social security for workers, public employment for those in need of work, and other social reforms.

Rights of Man presents an impassioned defense of the Enlightenment principles of freedom and equality that Thomas Paine believed would soon sweep the world. He boldly claimed, "From a small spark, kindled in America, a flame has arisen, not to be extinguished. Without consuming...it winds its progress from nation to nation." Though many more sophisticated thinkers argued for the same principles and many people died in the attempt to realize them, no one was better able than Paine to articulate them in a way that fired the hopes and dreams of the common man and actually stirred him to revolutionary political action.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Tantor Media
    Edition:
    Unabridged

    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    ISBN: 9781452620763
    File size: 272104 KB
    Release date: December 20, 2010
    Duration: 09:26:47

    MP3 audiobook
    ISBN: 9781452620763
    File size: 272104 KB
    Release date: December 20, 2010
    Duration: 09:26:47
    Number of parts: 10

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    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    MP3 audiobook
  • Languages
    English
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