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The Sun Never Shined on a Cause of Greater Worth: Thomas Paine and the Promise of America
Harvey Kaye, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

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Thomas Paine and the Promise of America (Book)
Title: Thomas Paine and the Promise of America
Abstract: The revolutionary spirit that runs through American history and whose founding father and greatest advocate was Thomas Paine is fiercely traced in Thomas Paine and the Promise of America. Showing how Paine turned Americans into radicals - and how we have remained radicals at heart ever since - Harvey Kaye presents the nation's democratic story with wit, subtlety and, above all, passion. Thomas Paine was one of the most remarkable political writers of the modern world and the greatest radical of a radical age. Through writings like Common Sense - and words such as "The sun never shined on a cause of greater worth," "We have it in our power to begin the world over again," and "These are the times that try men's souls" - Paine not only turned America's colonial rebellion into a revolutionary war, but, as Kaye demonstrates, articulated an American identity charged with exceptional purpose and promise. Beginning with Paine's life and ideas and following their vigorous influence through to our own day, Thomas Paine and the Promise of America reveals how, while the powers that be repeatedly sought to suppress, defame, and most recently co-opt Paine's memory, generations of radical and liberal Americans turned to Paine for inspiration as they endeavored to expand American freedom, equality, and democracy. America's rich and empowering progressive tradition has found its eloquent champion in Harvey Kaye and, in re-inscribing Paine's legacy on American history, Thomas Paine and the Promise of America explicitly challenges us to live up to the patriotic and democratic call to arms that set this nation into motion.
Year: 2005
Primary URL: http://www.amazon.com/Thomas-Paine-Promise-America-Harvey/dp/0809093448/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1231684823&sr=8-1
Primary URL Description: Amazon
Publisher: FSG/Hill & Wang
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 978-080909344

Thomas Paine and the Promise of America (Book)
Title: Thomas Paine and the Promise of America
Abstract: The revolutionary spirit that runs through American history and whose founding father and greatest advocate was Thomas Paine is fiercely traced in Thomas Paine and the Promise of America. Showing how Paine turned Americans into radicals - and how we have remained radicals at heart ever since - Harvey Kaye presents the nation's democratic story with wit, subtlety and, above all, passion. Thomas Paine was one of the most remarkable political writers of the modern world and the greatest radical of a radical age. Through writings like Common Sense - and words such as "The sun never shined on a cause of greater worth," "We have it in our power to begin the world over again," and "These are the times that try men's souls" - Paine not only turned America's colonial rebellion into a revolutionary war, but, as Kaye demonstrates, articulated an American identity charged with exceptional purpose and promise. Beginning with Paine's life and ideas and following their vigorous influence through to our own day, Thomas Paine and the Promise of America reveals how, while the powers that be repeatedly sought to suppress, defame, and most recently co-opt Paine's memory, generations of radical and liberal Americans turned to Paine for inspiration as they endeavored to expand American freedom, equality, and democracy. America's rich and empowering progressive tradition has found its eloquent champion in Harvey Kaye and, in re-inscribing Paine's legacy on American history, Thomas Paine and the Promise of America explicitly challenges us to live up to the patriotic and democratic call to arms that set this nation into motion.
Year: 2005
Primary URL: http://www.amazon.com/Thomas-Paine-Promise-America-Harvey/dp/0809093448/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1231684823&sr=8-1
Publisher: FSG/Hill & Wang
ISBN: 978-080909344

The British Marxist Historians (Book)
Title: The British Marxist Historians
Author: Kaye, Harvey J.
Year: 1984
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/isbn//9780333662427
Primary URL Description: WorldCat entry
Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780333662427

Thomas Paine and the Promise of America (Book)
Title: Thomas Paine and the Promise of America
Author: Kaye, Harvey J.
Year: 2005
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/isbn//9780809093441
Primary URL Description: WorldCat entry
Publisher: New York: Hill and Wang
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780809093441


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