Rights Of Man

Author : Thomas Paine
ISBN : OCLC:777952402
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Rights Of Man

Author : Thomas Paine
ISBN : 1857151895
Genre : France
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Tom Paine is celebrated for the part he played in both the American and French Revolutions. Though an Englishman by birth, he reacted violently against the political order of eighteenth-century England and in favour of radical reform. So well thought of was he outside Great Britain that he became a distinguished public figure in both France and the United States. RIGHTS OF MAN and COMMON SENSE are the two short books in which he elaborates his political and social theories in vivid, simple prose which can still be read with pleasure and excitement today. These are among the foundling texts of the radical tradition in America and Western Europe.
Category: France

Utilitarianism

Author : John Stuart Mill
ISBN : UCSC:32106000044476
Genre : Utilitarianism
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Second Treatise Of Government

Author : John Locke
ISBN : 1603844961
Genre : Political science
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The Second Treatise is one of the most important political treatises ever written and one of the most far-reaching in its influence. In his provocative 15-page introduction to this edition, the late eminent political theorist C. B. Macpherson examines Locke's arguments for limited, conditional government, private property, and right of revolution and suggests reasons for the appeal of these arguments in Locke's time and since.
Category: Political science

Common Sense The Rights Of Man And Other Essential Writings Of Thomaspaine

Author : Thomas Paine
ISBN : 9781101219508
Genre : Political Science
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A volume of Thomas Paine's most essential works, showcasing one of American history's most eloquent proponents of democracy. Upon publication, Thomas Paine’s modest pamphlet Common Sense shocked and spurred the foundling American colonies of 1776 to action. It demanded freedom from Britain—when even the most fervent patriots were only advocating tax reform. Paine’s daring prose paved the way for the Declaration of Independence and, consequently, the Revolutionary War. For “without the pen of Paine,” as John Adams said, “the sword of Washington would have been wielded in vain.” Later, his impassioned defense of the French Revolution, Rights of Man, caused a worldwide sensation. Napoleon, for one, claimed to have slept with a copy under his pillow, recommending that “a statue of gold should be erected to [Paine] in every city in the universe.” Here in one volume, these two complete works are joined with selections from Pain's other major essays, “The Crisis,” “The Age of Reason,” and “Agrarian Justice.” Includes a Foreword by Jack Fruchtman Jr. and an Introduction by Sidney Hook
Category: Political Science

Blackness In Britain

Author : Kehinde Andrews
ISBN : 9781317555902
Genre : Social Science
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Black Studies is a hugely important, and yet undervalued, academic field of enquiry that is marked by its disciplinary absence and omission from academic curricula in Britain. There is a long and rich history of research on Blackness and Black populations in Britain. However Blackness in Britain has too often been framed through the lens of racialised deficits, constructed as both marginal and pathological. Blackness in Britain attends to and grapples with the absence of Black Studies in Britain and the parallel crisis of Black marginality in British society. It begins to map the field of Black Studies scholarship from a British context, by collating new and established voices from scholars writing about Blackness in Britain. Split into five parts, it examines: Black studies and the challenge of the Black British intellectual; Revolution, resistance and state violence; Blackness and belonging; exclusion and inequality in education; experiences of Black women and the gendering of Blackness in Britain. This interdisciplinary collection represents a landmark in building Black Studies in British academia, presenting key debates about Black experiences in relation to Britain, Black Europe and the wider Black diaspora. With contributions from across various disciplines including sociology, human geography, medical sociology, cultural studies, education studies, post-colonial English literature, history, and criminology, the book will be essential reading for scholars and students of the multi- and inter-disciplinary area of Black Studies.
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Dover Beach And Other Poems

Author : Matthew Arnold
ISBN : 9780486280370
Genre : Poetry
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A wonderful collection of intimate, personal, sentimental, and even nostalgic works by the greatly admired Victorian poet. Filled with lyric inspiration and lofty meditative characters, the selections include "The Scholar Gipsy," "Thyrsis," "The Forsaken Merman," "Memorial Verses," "Rugby Chapel," and the famous title poem.
Category: Poetry

Selected Writings And Speeches Of Marcus Garvey

Author : Marcus Garvey
ISBN : 9780486113852
Genre : Literary Collections
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This anthology contains some of the African-American rights advocate's most noted writings and speeches, among them "Declaration of the Rights of the Negro Peoples of the World" and "Africa for the Africans."
Category: Literary Collections