The Social Contract

The Social Contract

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Published in 1762, Rousseau's thinking is still relevant in these modern times. He believed that all citizens of a state fundamentally have a natural power of equality. This is the 'social contract' between the citizens of a state. Rousseau writes about liberty and law, freedom and justice. A declaration of democratic principles. A Collector's more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 140 x 228 x 14mm | 281.23g
  • United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • black & white illustrations
  • 9568356215
  • 9789568356217
  • 991,195

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