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Common Sense - (Books of American Wisdom) by Thomas Paine (Hardcover)

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Thomas Paine arrived in America from England in 1774. A friend of Ben Franklin, he was a writer of poetry and tracts condemning the slave trade. In 1775, as hostilities between Britain and the colonies intensified, Paine wrote "Common Sense" to encourage the colonies to break the British exploitative hold through independence. The little booklet of 50 pages was published January 10, 1776 and sold a half-million copies, approximately equal to 75 million copies today.



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Thomas Paine arrived in America from England in 1774. A friend of Benjamin Franklin, he was a writer of poetry and tracts condemning the slave trade. In 1775, as hostilities between Britain and the colonies intensified, Paine wrote Common Sense to encourage the colonies to break the British exploitative hold and fight for independence. The little booklet of 50 pages was published January 10, 1776 and sold a half-million copies, approximately equal to 75 million copies today.
Dimensions (Overall): 6.8 (H) x 4.14 (W) x .45 (D)
Weight: .26
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 76
Series Title: Books of American Wisdom
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: Political Process
Publisher: Applewood Books
Format: Hardcover
Author: Thomas Paine
Theme: General
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 2002
TCIN: 13421036
UPC: 9781557094582
Item Number (DPCI): 059-09-7288
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.45 inches length x 4.14 inches width x 6.8 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.26 pounds
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