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Inhaltsangabe: The unabridged classic on MP3 audio, narrated by Alfred von Lecteur. Three playback speeds on one disk; etext edition included. Running time: 2.5 hours (slow), 2.3 hours (medium), 2.1 hours (fast).
A seminal document of the American Revolution, Tom Paine's manifesto is as stirring today as on the day it was written. With this intelligent reading, a founder of the American republic speaks directly to you.
First published anonymously on January 10, 1776, it had the largest sale and circulation of any book published in American history. Common Sense presented the American colonists with an argument for freedom from British rule at a time when the question of seeking independence was still undecided.
Rezension: "These are the times that try men's souls," begins Thomas Paine's first Crisis paper, the impassioned pamphlet that helped ignite the American Revolution. Published in Philadelphia in January of 1776, Common Sense sold 150,000 copies almost immediately. A powerful piece of propaganda, it attacked the idea of a hereditary monarchy, dismissed the chance for reconciliation with England, and outlined the economic benefits of independence while espousing equality of rights among citizens. Paine fanned a flame that was already burning, but many historians argue that his work unified dissenting voices and persuaded patriots that the American Revolution was not only necessary, but an epochal step in world history.
Buchbeschreibung Babblebooks, 2012. Audio CD. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 1601122799
Buchbeschreibung Babblebooks, 2012. Audio CD. Buchzustand: Brand New. 48 pages. 5.60x4.90x0.40 inches. In Stock. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 1601122799