The Ruins[: Or, Meditations on the Revolutions of Empires and the Law of Nature
Contents: Condition of Man in the Universe; The Primitive State of Man; Principles of Society; Sources of Evils of Societies; Origin of Governments and Law; Causes of the Revolutions and Ruin of Ancient States; Lessons of Times Past Repeated on the Present; Will the Human Race Improve; The New Age; A Free and Legislative People; Universal Basis of all Right and all Law; Conspiracy of Tyrants; The Search of Truth; Religious Contradictions; Religious Idea; Worship of the Elements and of the Physical Powers of Nature; Worship of the Stars, Symbols, Idolatry; Dualism; Moral and Mystical Worship Worship of the Universe under Diverse Emblems; The Element of Fire; Religion of Moses; World religions; The Law of Nature, plus much more!
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"Through this work I obtained a cursory knowledge of history, and a view of the several empires at present existing in the world; it gave me an insight into the manners, governments, and religions of ... Read full review
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Black Classic Press published an excellent paperback edition of the Jefferson-Barlow translation in 1991. This book was a reprint of the 1890 Eckler edition. African-American academics have long ... Read full review