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Reflections on the Revolution in France: Volume 2 Paperback
Originally published by Oxford University Press in the 1890s, the famed three-volume Payne edition of Select Works is universally revered by students of English history and political thought. Faithfully reproduced in each volume are E. J. Payne's notes and introductory essays. Francis Canavan, one of the great Burke scholars of the twentieth century, has added forewords.
Paperback, 501 pages
Published January 12th 2010 by Liberty Fund Inc.
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One of the greatest works of political literature of all time. That it was delivered as a speech in parliament so magnifies the achievement. Burkes stands with men like Shakespeare, Milton and Lincoln as the true geniuses of the English language. He was also a philosopher of the first order and one of Britain greatest statesman. No political education can possibly be complete without a study of Burke.
Edmund Burke was an Anglo-Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher who served for many years in the British House of Commons as a member of the Whig party. He is mainly remembered for his support of the American colonies in the dispute with King George III and Great Britain that led to the American Revolution and for his strong opposition to the French Revolution. The l ...moreMore about Edmund Burke...