Keane, John Tom Paine: A Political Life

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Tom Paine: A Political Life

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Tracing the life of one of the most highly regarded political figures of his generation, this work presents both the public and private sides of Paine's life. It was written by the author of "The Media and Democracy".

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'It is hard to imagine this magnificent biography ever being superceded . It is a stylish, splendidly erudite work The only book so far to do full justice to this near-nigh mythical figure' Terry Eagleton, Guardian 'A superb biography of an extraordinary man in extraordinary times' Daily Telegraph 'Not only a book of the year but a book of the decade - should finally consolidate Thomas Paine's reputation' Michael Foot, Evening Standard 'The most impressive and well-documented account ever written of this extraordinary man' Observer

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Born in Australia, John Keane is Professor of Politics at the University of Westminster and the WZB (Berlin) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Founder of the Centre for the Study of Democracy, a consultant to the United Nations and a recent member of the American-based Institutions of Democracy Commission, his books include Global Civil Society? (2004), Vaclav Havel: A Political Tragedy in Six Acts (1999) and The Life and Death of Democracy.

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