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EDMUND BURKE: SELECTED WRITINGS AND SPEECHES

Burke, Edmund

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ISBN 10: 0895264072 / ISBN 13: 9780895264077
Published by Regnery Publishing, 1997
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Burke, Edmund. EDMUND BURKE: SELECTED WRITINGS AND SPEECHES. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, c1997. first printing. 702pp. 8vo. fine bright, looks unread trade paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 81665

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Title: EDMUND BURKE: SELECTED WRITINGS AND SPEECHES

Publisher: Regnery Publishing

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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This is the most comprehensive anthology of works and speeches by the statesman and political philosopher Edmund Burke (1729-1797). Peter J. Stanlis, professor of humanities emeritus at Rockford College, has taken care to preserve the beauty of Burke's prose while selecting the most essential passages from his numerous writings.

Stanlis's introduction gives important insight into Burke's early life, education, professional training, literary and political career, prose style, political philosophy, and more.

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This is the most comprehensive anthology of works and speeches by the statesman and political philosopher Edmund Burke (1729-1797). Peter J. Stanlis, professor of humanities emeritus at Rockford College, has taken care to preserve the beauty of Burke's prose while selecting the most essential passages from his numerous writings. Included are:


  • Burke's defense of the American colonists

  • His advocacy of secure property rights

  • His love of Christianity and Europe's moral tradition

  • His impassioned jeremiad against the destruction wrought by the French Revolution

Stanlis's introduction gives important insight into Burke's early life, education, professional training, literary and political career, prose style, political philosophy, and more.

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