The Liberty Tree

by Robb Johnson
The Liberty Tree
  • ISBN-13: 9781604863390
  • Author(s): Robb Johnson
  • Subject: Folk & traditional music|folk music
  • Publisher: Pm Press
  • Imprint: Pm Press (cd, Dvd Etc)
  • Publication Date: 26-08-2010
  • Format: CD-Audio

Availability: In stock

£18.99
The story of Tom Paine's extraordinary life, interweaving Paine's own words, from his letters and the pamphlets which made him one of the most influential and dangerous writers of his age, with extracts from newspaper reports, diaries, letters and other documents of the times. The songs of Robb Johnson and Leon Rosselson add another dimension to the story, reflecting Paine's radical ideas and evaluating them in the context of the 21st century. This unique blend of words and music challenges received opinion in the same way Paine's writings did.
About the book

The story of Tom Paine's extraordinary life, interweaving Paine's own words, from his letters and the pamphlets which made him one of the most influential and dangerous writers of his age, with extracts from newspaper reports, diaries, letters and other documents of the times. The songs of Robb Johnson and Leon Rosselson add another dimension to the story, reflecting Paine's radical ideas and evaluating them in the context of the 21st century. This unique blend of words and music challenges received opinion in the same way Paine's writings did.

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