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Author Marrin, Albert

Title Thomas Paine : crusader for liberty : how one man's ideas helped form a new nation / Albert Marrin.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Paine,T MAR    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 165 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the age of Paine -- Portrait of a failure -- The great American cause -- The peculiar honor of France -- The Age of Reason -- An honest and useful life.
Summary A portrait of the influential intellectual behind such books as "The Age of Reason" discusses his limited formal education, fervent support of American independence, and life-risking advocacy of history-shaping ideas.
Subject Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809 -- Juvenile literature
Political scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Political scientists -- Biography.
Revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
ISBN 9780375866746
9780375966743 (lib. bdg.)
0375966749 (lib. bdg.)

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