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Engels | Druk: New edition | Paperback | 9780140390162
Boek cover Common Sense van Thomas Paine (Paperback)
''These are the times that try men's souls'' is the immortal line from Common Sense, the document that inspiredThe Declaration of Independence. And, Rights of Man established the platform for many of today's key political debates. Thus, we have two indispensable classics of the American Revolution, world literature, and political history.
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Engels | Hardcover | 9780801439582
Boek cover The 100 Most Notable Cornellians van Glenn C. Altschuler (Hardcover)
Cornell is unique among American research universities and in the Ivy League.... It aspires to the ideals of Ezra Cornell, who founded an institution 'where any one person could find instruction in any study.'... Cornell has played a distinctive role in democratizing higher education, while helping to shape the American university's post-Civil War commitment to useful service to American society and to the world. The undergraduate experience has been the heart of life on East Hill, 'far above Cayuga's Waters.' Its undergraduates have lived the ideals carved into the Eddy Street gate: 'So...
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Engels | Druk: New title | Paperback | 9781419113680
Boek cover Common Sense van Thomas Paine (Paperback)
''These are the times that try men's souls'' is the immortal line from Common Sense, the document that inspiredThe Declaration of Independence. And, Rights of Man established the platform for many of today's key political debates. Thus, we have two indispensable classics of the American Revolution, world literature, and political history.
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Engels | Hardcover | 9781604591392
Boek cover The Thomas Paine Reader van Thomas Paine (Hardcover)
This major collection demonstrates the extent to which Thomas Paine (1737-1809) was an inspiration to the Americans in their struggle for independence, a passionate supporter of the French Revolution and perhaps the outstanding English radical writer of his age. It contains all of Paine's major works including The Rights of Man , his groundbreaking defence of the revolutionary cause in France, Common Sense , which won thousands over to the side of the American rebels, and the first part of The Age of Reason (Part One), a ferocious attack on Christianity. The shorter pieces - on capital...
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Engels | Paperback | 9781434102065
Boek cover Common Sense van Thomas Paine (Paperback)
''These are the times that try men's souls'' is the immortal line from Common Sense, the document that inspiredThe Declaration of Independence. And, Rights of Man established the platform for many of today's key political debates. Thus, we have two indispensable classics of the American Revolution, world literature, and political history.
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Engels | E-book | 9780141915692
Boek cover Democracy in America van Alexis Tocqueville (Onbekend)
And Two Essays on America
One of the most influential political texts ever written on America, and an indispensable authority on the nature of democracy In 1831 Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and civil servant, made a nine-month journey through eastern America. The result was Democracy in America, a monumental study of the strengths and weaknesses of the nation's evolving politics. Tocqueville looked to the flourishing democratic system in America as a possible model for post-revolutionary France, believing its egalitarian ideals reflected the spirit of the age. This edition, the only one that...
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Engels | E-book | 9780141937755
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Boek cover Thomas Paine Reader van Thomas Paine (Onbekend)
This major collection demonstrates the extent to which Thomas Paine (1737-1809) was an inspiration to the Americans in their struggle for independence, a passionate supporter of the French Revolution and perhaps the outstanding English radical writer of his age. It contains all of Paine's major works including The Rights of Man, his groundbreaking defence of the revolutionary cause in France, Common Sense, which won thousands over to the side of the American rebels, and the first part of The Age of Reason (Part One), a ferocious attack on Christianity. The shorter pieces - on capital...
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Engels | E-book | 9781101127407
Boek cover The Portable Edmund Burke van Edmund Burke (Onbekend)
The intellectual wellspring of modern political conservatism, Edmund Burke is also considered a significant figure in aesthetic theory and cultural studies. As a member of the House of Commons during the late eighteenth century, Burke shook Parliament with his powerful defense of the American Revolution and the rights of persecuted Catholics in England and Ireland; his indictment of the English rape of the Indian subcontinent; and, most famously, his denouncement of English Jacobin sympathizers during the French Revolution. The Portable Edmund Burke is the fullest one- volume survey of...
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Engels | E-book | 9781101127971
Boek cover The Portable Enlightenment Reader van Isaac Kramnick (Onbekend)
The Age of Enlightenment of the 18th century, also called the Age of Reason, was so named for an intellectual movement that shook the foundations of Western civilization. In championing radical ideas such as individual liberty and an empirical appraisal of the universe through rational inquiry and natural experience, Enlightenment philosophers in Europe and America planted the seeds for modern liberalism, cultural humanism, science and technology, and laissez-faire Capitalism This volume brings together works from this era, with more than 100 selections from a range of sources. It includes...
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Engels | Paperback | 9780393357264
Boek cover Godless Citizens in a Godly Republic van Isaac Kramnick (Paperback)
Atheists in American Public Life
If the First Amendment protects the separation of church and state, why have atheists had to fight for their rights? In this valuable work, R. Laurence Moore and Isaac Kramnick reveal the fascinating history of atheism in America and the legal challenges to federal and state laws that made atheists second-class citizens.
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