Study Guides on Works by Thomas Paine

The Age of Reason was published in two parts by Thomas Paine; the first in 1794 and the follow-up in 1796. Part of the reason for The Age of Reason existing in two separate parts is the reception the original publication received. Essentially, the...

Thomas Paine's Common Sense (released in January 1776) is no doubt one of the most important books ever written in American History. Initially, Paine published the book anonymously. However, after three months in publication Paine was revealed as...

Rights of Man was a book that was written by Thomas Paine and published in 1791 and 1792. It was published in two sections separately, one in each of those years. Rights of Man contains 31 articles that center around the ideal that popular...