Thomas Paine and the Promise of America

Thomas Paine and the Promise of America

Thomas Paine was one of the most remarkable political writers of the modern world and the greatest radical of a radical age. Through writings like Common Sense—and words such as "The sun never shined on a cause of greater worth," "We have it in our power to begin the world over again," and "These are the times that try men's souls"—he not only turned America's colonial rebellion into a revolutionary war but, as Harvey J. Kaye demonstrates, articulated an American… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 15, 2007)

Collection: Hill and Wang

Language: English


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