The Rights of Man
One of Paine's greatest and most widely read works, considered a classic statement of faith in democracy and egalitarianism, defends the early events of the French Revolution, supports social security for workers, public employment for those in need of work, abolition of laws limiting wages, and other social reforms. An inspiring book that paved the way for the growth and development of democratic traditions in American and British society.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bookworm12 - LibraryThing
Written during the era of the French Revolution, this book was one of the first to introduce the concept of human rights from the standpoint of democracy. The Rights of Man was actually published as a ... Read full review
Review: Rights of ManUser Review - Nikmartinak - Goodreads
For the rest of my days I'll submit to Thomas Paine being the world's greatest comedian, and "The Rights of Man" proves that in full. This text contains some of the most scathing criticisms of British ... Read full review