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"The Vatican is a dagger in the heart of Italy." -- Thomas Paine
Thomas "Tom" Paine ( June 8, 1809) was an author, pamphleteer, radical, inventor, intellectual, revolutionary, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He has been called "a corsetmaker by trade, a journalist by profession, and a propagandist by inclination."

Born in Thetford, in the English county of Norfolk, Paine emigrated to the British American colonies in 1774 in time to participate in the American Revolution. His principal contributions were the powerful, widely read pamphlet Common Sense (1776), advocating colonial America's independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain, and The American Crisis (1776—1783), a pro-revolutionary pamphlet series.

Paine was also deeply involved in the early stages of the French Revolution. He wrote the Rights of Man (1791), in part a defence of the French Revolution against its critics, in particular the British statesman Edmund Burke. Despite not speaking French, he was elected to the French National Convention in 1792. The Girondists regarded him as an ally, so, the Montagnards, especially Robespierre, regarded him as an enemy. In December of 1793, he was arrested and imprisoned in Paris, then released in 1794. He became notorious because of The Age of Reason (1793—94), his book advocating deism, promoting reason and freethinking, and arguing against institutionalized religion and Christian doctrines. He also wrote the pamphlet Agrarian Justice (1795), discussing the origins of property, and introduced the concept of a guaranteed minimum income.

Paine remained in France during the early Napoleonic era, but condemned Napoleon's dictatorship, calling him "the completest charlatan that ever existed". In 1802, at President Jefferson's invitation, he returned to America where he died on June 8, 1809. Only six people attended his funeral as he had been ostracized due to his criticism and ridicule of Christianity.

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Total Books: 559
PAINE How We Dismantled the FBI In Our Pajamas
2018 - Paine How We Dismantled the Fbi in Our Pajamas (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780692190470
ISBN-10: 0692190473
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Common Sense Addressed to the Inhabitants of America
2017 - Common Sense Addressed to the Inhabitants of America (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781978017887
ISBN-10: 197801788X
Genre: History
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Common Sense
2017 - Common Sense (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780062695529
ISBN-10: 0062695525
Genres: History, Politics & Social Sciences
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Common Sense Annotated
2017 - Common Sense Annotated (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781544118734
ISBN-10: 1544118732
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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Thomas Paine - The American Crisis
2016 - Thomas Paine - the American Crisis (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781541116320
ISBN-10: 1541116321
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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The American Crisis
2016 - The American Crisis (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781539688662
ISBN-10: 1539688666
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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Thomas Paine  - Common Sense
2016 - Thomas Paine - Common Sense (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781539404873
ISBN-10: 1539404870
Genres: Business & Money, Politics & Social Sciences
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The Rights of Man
Thomas Paine -- Collected Writings Common Sense The Crisis Rights of Man The Age of Reason Agrarian Justice
The Age of Reason
2016 - The Age of Reason (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781530388530
ISBN-10: 1530388538
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Common Sense and The American Crisis I
2015 - Common Sense and the American Crisis I (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780143107590
ISBN-10: 0143107593
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Politics & Social Sciences
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Agrarian Justice With a new foreword Social Security Thomas Paine and the Spirit of America
Common Sense the Crisis  Other Writings from the American Revolution
2015 - Common Sense the Crisis Other Writings From the American Revolution [Library of America Paperback Classic] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781598534337
ISBN-10: 1598534335
Genres: Teen & Young Adult, Politics & Social Sciences
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Rights of Man In Contemporary Language Paraphrased for Clarity and Brevity
2014 - Rights of Man in Contemporary Language Paraphrased for Clarity and Brevity [Classic Books Paraphrased - Volume 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781505367638
ISBN-10: 1505367638
Genres: Law, Politics & Social Sciences
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Common Sense The Treatise that started the Revolution
2014 - Common Sense the Treatise That Started the Revolution [America's Heritage - Volume 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781505597011
ISBN-10: 1505597013
Genres: History, Politics & Social Sciences
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Selected Writings of Thomas Paine
2014 - Selected Writings of Thomas Paine [Rethinking the Western Tradition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780300167450
ISBN-10: 0300167458
Genres: Politics & Social Sciences, Education & Teaching
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Agrarian Justice
2014 - Agrarian Justice [Thomas Paine Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781500421649
ISBN-10: 1500421642
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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Common Sense and Selected Works of Thomas Paine
2014 - Common Sense and Selected Works of Thomas Paine [Word Cloud Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781626860971
ISBN-10: 1626860971
Genres: History, Politics & Social Sciences
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The Age of Reason Parts 1 and 2
2014 - The Age of Reason Parts 1 and 2 [The Works of Thomas Paine] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781497505162
ISBN-10: 149750516X
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Age of Reason The Definitive Edition
Thomas Paine -- Collected Writings Common Sense  The Crisis  Rights of Man  The Age of Reason Agrarian Justice
2009 - Le Sens Commun [1822 - French Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - Thomas Paine's Theologische Werke [1848 - German Edition] (Hardcover)
2008 - The Essential Thomas Paine [Dover Books on Americana] (Paperback)
2006 - Common Sense and Other Writings [Norton Critical Editions] (Paperback)
2005 - Derechos Del Hombre [El Libro De Bolsillo Lb - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - Common Sense and Other Writings [Modern Library Classics] (Paperback)
 
2001 - Common Sense and Related Writings [The Bedford Series in History and Culture] (Hardcover)
2000 - Common Sense and Related Writings [The Bedford Series in History and Culture] (Paperback)
2000 - Paine Political Writings [Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought] (Hardcover)
1999 - Rights of Man [Dover Thrift Editions] (Paperback)
1997 - Rights of Man [Wordsworth Classics of World Literature] (Paperback)
1993 - Age of Reason Lib Fre [Library of Freedom] (Hardcover)
1990 - El Sentido Comun Y Otros Escritos / Common Sense and Other Writings [Clasicos Del Pensamiento / Classics of Thought - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1988 - Paine and Jefferson on Liberty [Milestones of Thought] (Paperback)
1984 - Rights of Man [Penguin Classics] (Paperback)
1953 - Common Sense and Other Political Writings [American Heritage Series] (Paperback)
The Case of the Officers of Excise [Notable American Authors] (Other)
Public Good [Notable American Authors] (Other)
Letter to George Washington [Notable American Authors] (Other)
The Rights of Man Part I 1791 [Revolution and Romanticism, 1789-1834 - Pt.1] (Hardcover)