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Reflections on the Revolution in France

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by Edmund Burke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0486445070

ISBN-13: 9780486445076

Pub. Date: 02/10/2006

Publisher: Dover Publications


Published in 1790, two years before the start of the Terror, this work offered a remarkably prescient view of the chaos that lay ahead. It articulates a defense of property, religion, and traditional values.

Overview


Published in 1790, two years before the start of the Terror, this work offered a remarkably prescient view of the chaos that lay ahead. It articulates a defense of property, religion, and traditional values.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486445076
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/10/2006
Series:
Dover Value Editions Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
962,573
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Editor's Preface....................ix
Introduction Edmund Burke: The Political Actor Thinking Frank M. Turner....................xi
Reflections on the Revolution in France Edmund Burke....................3
Rethinking Reflections on the Revolution in France....................211
Edmund Burke: Prophet Against the Tyranny of the Politics of Theory Conor Cruise O'Brien....................213
Edmund Burke and the Literary Cabal: A Tale of Two Enlightenments Darrin M. McMahon....................233
Why American Constitutionalism Worked Jack N. Rakove....................248
Democracy, Social Science, and Rationality: Reflections on Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France Alan Wolfe....................268
Suggested Readings....................291
Glossary-Index....................293

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