Reflections on the Revolution in France (Google eBook)

Front Cover Publishing, 2003 - History - 322 pages
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Edmund Burke's "Reflections on the Revolution in France" is considered by many to be a masterpiece of political analysis. In the book, Burke presents the points with which he disagrees with the members of the National Assembly who were responsible for the French Revolution. Originally written as a letter in response to a young Parisian and later expanded upon and published in book format, "Reflections on the Revolution in France" presents a compelling rationale against the war.

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User Review  - Tunc - Goodreads

Mr. Burke has a good writing style and he knows his rhetorical figures. But his views are not my cup of tea. I could give 2 stars but I got so irritated by his rants throughout the book that I decided ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lotz - Goodreads

What first attracted me to Edmund Burke was the endorsement of a friend. “Burke is such a good writer,” he told me, “that he momentarily convinced me that monarchy is a great idea.” A writer good ... Read full review

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Born in Ireland in 1729, Edmund Burke was an English statesman, author, and orator who is best remembered as a formidable advocate for those who were victims of injustice. He was the son of a Dublin lawyer and had also trained to practice law. In the 1760s, Burke was elected to the House of Commons from the Whig party. Burke spent most of his career in Parliament as a member of the Royal Opposition, who was not afraid of controversy, as shown by his support for the American Revolution and for Irish/Catholic rights. His best-known work is Reflections on the French Revolution (1790). Some other notable works are On Conciliation with the American Colonies (1775) and Impeachment of Warren Hastings (1788). Edmund Burke died in 1797.

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