The Social Contract: Penguin Great Ideas

The Social Contract: Penguin Great Ideas

by Jean Jacques Rousseau
     
 

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The perfect books for the true book lover, Penguin's Great Ideas series features twelve more groundbreaking works by some of history's most prodigious thinkers. Each volume is beautifully packaged with a unique type-driven design that highlights the bookmaker's art. Offering great literature in great packages at great prices, this series is ideal for those readers who… See more details below

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The perfect books for the true book lover, Penguin's Great Ideas series features twelve more groundbreaking works by some of history's most prodigious thinkers. Each volume is beautifully packaged with a unique type-driven design that highlights the bookmaker's art. Offering great literature in great packages at great prices, this series is ideal for those readers who want to explore and savor the Great Ideas that have shaped our world.

Rousseau's explosive cry for human liberty helped to spark the French Revolution and has haunted our discussions of how we should rule one another ever since—seen as both a blueprint for political terror and as a fundamental statement of democracy.

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This year's crop of Penguin "Great Ideas" volumes offers another eclectic dozen works that shaped society from the ancient Greeks to the 20th century. The books are fairly no frills, but the price isn't bad. Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780143037491
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/30/2006
Series:
Penguin Great Ideas Series
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
725,406
Product dimensions:
4.35(w) x 7.06(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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