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A Revolutionary Reading List:
The Intellectual Tradition that Influenced the U.S. Founding Fathers

(Released April 2010)

  by Carolyn Scearce  


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Choose a Category Overview Ancient Greece Roman Republic Montesquieu
  John Locke David Hume Thomas Paine
  1. Literary politics: British literature and public debate: 1760--1820
    Thesis, ProQuest, Ann Arbor MI, 2009

  2. Thomas Paine: Conscience of liberalism. A comparison of the political philosophy of Paine and Locke
    Thesis, ProQuest, Ann Arbor MI, 2008

  3. Paine and Prejudice: Rhetorical Leadership through Perceptual Framing in Common Sense
    Rhetoric & Public Affairs, Vol. 9, No. 3, fall 2006, pp. 373-410

  4. The Republic of the Moderns: Paine's and Madison's Novel Liberalism
    Polity, Vol. 38, No. 4, Oct 2006, pp. 447-477

  5. Republican charisma and the American revolution: the textual persona of Thomas Paine's Common Sense
    Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol. 86, No. 1, February 2000, pp. 1-18

  6. A Critique of the Concept of "Bourgeois Revolution"
    Raison Presente, No. 123, 1997, pp. 59-72