The Resource RIGHTS OF MAN, (ebook)

RIGHTS OF MAN, (ebook)

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RIGHTS OF MAN
Title
RIGHTS OF MAN
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Language
eng
Summary
The Founding Father's most influential work: an impassioned defense of democracy and revolution in the name of human rights. Whatever is my right as a man is also the right of another; and it becomes my duty to guarantee as well as to possess. In Rights of Man, Founding Father of the United States Thomas Paine makes a compelling case in favor of the French Revolution. Written in response to Edmund Burke's highly critical Reflections on the Revolution in France, its forceful rebuke of aristocratic rule and persuasive endorsement of self-government made it one of the most influential political statements in history. Paine asserts that human rights are not granted by the government but inherent to man's nature. He goes on to argue that the purpose of government is to protect these natural rights, and if a government fails to do so, its people are duty-bound to revolution. Originally published in two parts, in 1791 and 1792, Rights of Man was a popular sensation in the United States, while in England, its incendiary views were seen as a threat to the Crown. For its erudite prose and rigorous argumentation, it remains a classic text of political thought. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices
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Paine, Thomas
Dewey number
320.5
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Burke, Edmund
  • France
  • Great Britain
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adult
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RIGHTS OF MAN, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781504044431
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11869354
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remote
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11869354
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
RIGHTS OF MAN, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504044431
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11869354
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11869354
System control number
MWT11869354
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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