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The Resource Thomas Paine's rights of man, Christopher Hitchens, (electronic resource)

Thomas Paine's rights of man, Christopher Hitchens, (electronic resource)

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Thomas Paine's rights of man
Title
Thomas Paine's rights of man
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Hitchens
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Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
Thomas Paine is one of the greatest political propagandists in history. The Rights of Man, first published in 1791, is the key to his reputation. Inspired by his outrage at Edmund Burke's attack on the uprising of the French people, Paine's text is a passionate defense of the rights of man. Paine argued against monarchy and outlined the elements of a successful republic, including public education, pensions, and relief of the poor and unemployed, all financed by income tax. Since its publication, The Rights of Man has been celebrated, criticized, maligned, and suppressed. But here, commentator Christopher Hitchens, Paine's natural heir, marvels at its forethought and revels in its contentiousness. Above all, he shows how Thomas Paine's Rights of Man forms the philosophical cornerstone of the world's most powerful republic: the United States of America
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Midwest
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Hitchens, Christopher
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other
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Read by Simon Vance
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adult
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Label
Thomas Paine's rights of man, Christopher Hitchens, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 30 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781400123919
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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10756707
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MWT10756707
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(MWT)MWT10756707
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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Label
Thomas Paine's rights of man, Christopher Hitchens, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400123919
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10756707
Publisher number
MWT10756707
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(MWT)MWT10756707
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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