Agrarian Justice

by Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine

Published in 1797, Agrarian Justice was one of Paine's somewhat lesser-known pamphlets. While overshadowed by more celebrated works such as Common Sense and The Age of Reason, Agrarian Justice's lucid arguments that land owners owe some debt to their community was highly influential and shaped both tax policy and philosophical concepts regarding the relationships between property and community.

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