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Synopsis:

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.

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The great English statesman and writer's epistolary manifesto is a cornerstone of modern conservative thought. Here, Burke uses examples from the chaotic aftermath of the French Revolution to demonstrate why political change must achieve a discernible end--the formation of something better--rather than serve as a means to waging permanent anti-authoritarian revolt.


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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.

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Statesman and philosopher Edmund Burke (1729and#150;97) ranks among England's foremost political thinkers of the 18th century. A strong supporter of American independence, he fiercely opposed the French Revolution.

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ISBN:
9780486445076
Author:
Burke, Edmund
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Burke, Edmund, III
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
History
Subject:
France
Subject:
Revolutionary
Subject:
Public opinion -- Great Britain -- History.
Subject:
Burke, Edmund
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
World History-France
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Value Editions
Publication Date:
20060231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.53 lb

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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.

"Synopsis" by , The great English statesman and writer's epistolary manifesto is a cornerstone of modern conservative thought. Here, Burke uses examples from the chaotic aftermath of the French Revolution to demonstrate why political change must achieve a discernible end--the formation of something better--rather than serve as a means to waging permanent anti-authoritarian revolt.


"Synopsis" by ,
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.

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