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    DescriptionPublished in 1790, two years before the start of the Terror, Edmund Burke's "Reflections on the Revolution in France" offered a remarkably prescient view of the chaos that lay ahead. It provoked an enormous reaction, both supportive and critical, with a flood of pamphlets and books (including Thomas Paine's enduring denunciation, "The Rights of Man"). Endlessly reprinted and studied by countless scholars and other readers, this is a classic of political science and a cornerstone of modern conservative thought. Burke ranked among the era's most eloquent defenders of democracy; however, he also realized the dangers of unchecked liberty and that mob rule is in no way better than the reign of a king or dictator. His lucid and passionate manifesto, written in the form of letters, employs examples from the aftermath of the French Revolution to demonstrate the superiority of gradual political change over outright anti-authoritarian revolt. A believer in practicality rather than abstract theorizing, Burke articulates a defense of property, religion, and traditional values that continues to resonate with twenty-first century readers.


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    Title
    Reflections on the Revolution in France
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Edmund Burke
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486445076
    ISBN 10: 0486445070
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    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
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    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    30 June 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York