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Reflections on the Revolution in France

Edmund Burke


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PUBLISHED: 31st March 1999
ISBN: 9780865971653
ANNOTATION:
Part of a three-volume set, this text presents selected work of Edmund Burke on English history and political thought. This second volume in the set consists of Burke's "Reflections on the Revolution in France".
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  • Paperback
    $31.23
PUBLISHED: 31st March 1999
ISBN: 9780865971653
ANNOTATION:
Part of a three-volume set, this text presents selected work of Edmund Burke on English history and political thought. This second volume in the set consists of Burke's "Reflections on the Revolution in France".

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Part of a three-volume set, this text presents selected work of Edmund Burke on English history and political thought. This second volume in the set consists of Burke's "Reflections on the Revolution in France".

Publisher Description

This famed Payne edition of Select Works of Edmund Burke is universally revered by students of English history and political thought. Volume 1 contains Burke's brilliant defense of the American colonists' complaints of British policy, including "Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents" (1770), "Speech on American Taxation" (1774), and "Speech on Conciliation" (1775). Volume 2 consists of Burke's renowned Reflections on the Revolution in France. Volume 3 presents Burke's Four Letters on the Proposals for Peace with the Regicide Directory of France — generally styled Letters on a Regicide Peace (1795-1796). The Letters, Payne believed, deserve to "rank even before Burke's] Reflections, and to be called the writer's masterpiece." Faithfully reproduced in each volume are E. J. Payne's notes and introductory essays. Francis Canavan, one of the great Burke scholars of the twentieth century, has added forewords and a biographical note on Payne. In the companion volume, Canavan has collected seven of Burke's major contributions to English political thinking on representation in Parliament, on economics, on the political oppression of the peoples of India and Ireland, and on the enslavement of African blacks. The volume concludes with a select bibliography on Edmund Burke.

Author Biography

Edmund Burke

Product Details

Author
Edmund Burke
Short Title
SEL WORKS OF EDMUND BURKE V02
Pages
476
Publisher
Liberty Fund
Series
Select Works of Edmund Burke
Language
English
ISBN-10
086597165X
ISBN-13
9780865971653
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Series Number
02
Illustrations
Yes
Year
1999
Publication Date
1999-03-31
Country of Publication
United States
Edited by
Francis Canavan
Audience Age
18-10
Residence
Dublin, IR

Product Reviews

21 Feb, 2019
At first read an effete and rather charmless author.But then you realise education was a restricted item in his day and the gentlemen reading clubs ,such as his Revolutionary Society or the more left-wing Jacobin Club, were where books rather than ideas were exchanged.Books being even rarer than educated men.
By Simon