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Reflections on the French revolution in France

Edmund Burke

Reflections on the French revolution in France

by Edmund Burke

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Causes.,
  • France -- Politics and government -- 1789-1799.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1760-1820.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdmund Burke. The rights of man / Thomas Paine.
    SeriesDolphin book -- C246
    ContributionsBurke, Edmund, 1729-1797., Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809..
    The Physical Object
    Pagination515 p. ;
    Number of Pages515
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22077890M

    Edmund Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France is his most famous work, endlessly reprinted and read by thousands of students and general readers as well as by professional scholars. After it appeared on November 1, , it was rapidly answered by a flood of pamphlets and books. E. J. Edmund Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France, first published in , is written as a letter to a French friend of Burke’s family, Charles-Jean-François Depont, who requests Burke’s opinion of the French Revolution to date. Burke is a well-connected politician and political theorist of the late eighteenth century, though this.

    precursor of today’s conservatism. Reflections on the Revolution in France () Burke’s most enduring work was written in the form of a letter urging reform rather than rebellion as as an instrument of change. This work attacks the principles of the French by: About Reflections on the Revolution in France ‘To make a revolution is to subvert the ancient state of our country; and no common reasons are called for to justify so violent a proceeding’ Burke’s seminal work was written during the early months of the French Revolution, and it predicted with uncanny accuracy many of its worst excesses.

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Written for a generation presented with challenges of terrible proportions--the Industrial, American, and French Revolutions, to name the most obvious--Burke's Reflections of the Revolution in France displays an acute awareness of how high political stakes can be, as well as a keen ability to set contemporary problems within a wider context of political theory/5(91).

Reflections on the Revolution in France Paperback – October 1, by Edmund Burke (Author)/5(). Reflections on the Revolution in France is a classic work in a range of fields from history through political science to literature, and securely holds its place among the canon of "great books." Yet its meaning is still contested and often misunderstood, equally by those who wish to admire or to denigrate Burke for his present-day relevance/5().

Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France, Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, These two pamphlets represent the premier bare-knuckle political prize-fight of its time. In the blue corner – Irish statesman and Whig grandee, aesthetic theorist and small-C conservative, it's the Dublin Dynamo, Edmund ‘Berserk’ Burke/5().

Edmund Burke Reflections on the Revolution in France Read by Matt Addis unabridged. Written in the form of a letter to a Frenchman, Edmund Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France is an impassioned attack on the French Revolution and its hasty destruction of the Church, the old elites and the Crown.

Burke tackles the new republic and its allegiance to principles such as liberty and. Reflections on the Revolution in France is a classic work in a range of fields from history through political science to literature, and securely holds its place among the canon of “great books.” Yet its meaning is still contested and often misunderstood, equally by those who wish to admire or to denigrate Burke for his present-day relevance/5().

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assignat: ‘Promissory note issued by the revolutionary government of France on the security of State lands’.Cited by: In his famous Reflections on the Revolution in France (), Edmund Burke excoriated French revolutionary leaders for recklessly destroying France's venerable institutions and way of life.

But his war against the French intelligentsia did not end there, and Burke continued to take pen in hand against the Jacobins until his death in Cited by: This new and up-to-date edition of a book that has been central to political philosophy, history, and revolutionary thought for two hundred years offers readers a dire warning of the consequences that follow the mismanagement of change.

Written for a generation presented with challenges of terrible proportions--the Industrial, American, and French Revolutions, to name the most obvious--Burke's 3/5(10).

Reflections on the Revolution in France is a book by Edmund Burke, one of the best-known intellectual attacks against the (then-infant) French Revolution.

In the twentieth century, it much influenced conservative and classical liberal intellectuals, who recast Burke's Whig arguments as a critique of Communism and Socialist revolutionary programmes. Start your review of Two Classics of the French Revolution: Reflections on the Revolution in France/The Rights of Man Write a review Geoff Sebesta rated it really liked it4/5.

Edmund Burke writes to a young French correspondent, Depont, who has asked for his views of the current revolutionary events taking place in explains that he does not approve of the French Revolution, or the Revolution Society, which is in contact with France’s National Assembly and seeks to extend Revolutionary principles in England.

Written in the form of a letter to a Frenchman, Edmund Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France is an impassioned attack on the French Revolution and its hasty destruction of the Church, the old elites and the Crown.

Burke tackles the new republic and its allegiance to principles such as liberty and equality, as well as its failure to recognize the complexities of human nature. Edmund Burke Reflections on the Revolution in France is a political pamphlet written by the Irish statesman Edmund Burke and published in November One of the best-known intellectual attacks against the French Revolution, Reflections is a defining tract of modern conservatism as well as an important contribution to international theory/5().

Edmund Burke ()wrote REFLECTIONS ON THE REVOLUTION IN FRANCE in which was four years before the rise of the fanatical Jacobins and the execution (murder)of Louis XVI.

This book was not only well written but very prophetic on the tragic events that were part of the French Revolution.5/5(5). A new edition of Burke’s masterpiece accompanied by insightful essays that illuminate the perennial appeal of this work The most enduring work of its time, Reflections on the Revolution in France waswritten in and has remained in print ever Burke’s analysis of revolutionary change established him as the chief framer of modern European conservative political.

Page 84 - It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the Queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move in — glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendor, and joy/5(9).

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To order a copy for £ go to or. Reflections on the Revolution in France/5 would be at the expense of buying, and which might lie on the hands of the booksellers, to the great loss of an useful body of men. Whether the books, so charitably circulated, were ever as charitably read is more than I know.

Possibly several of them have been exported to France and,File Size: KB.On November 1,Edmund Burke published his most famous book,Reflections on the Revolution in France. It is important to get the title right because the book is often referred toas Reflections on the French Revolution.

The real title much more adequately reveals Burke’s intentions.Reflections on the Revolution in France is a book by Edmund Burke, one of the best-known intellectual attacks against the (then-infant) French Revolution.

In the twentieth century, it much influenced conservative and classical liberal intellectuals, who recast Burke's Whig arguments as a critique of Communism and Socialist revolutionary.