Reflections on the Revolution in France
ISBN10: 0199539022 ISBN13: 9780199539024 Contributors: Mitchell, L. G. (Editor) Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr Published: Jun 15 2009 Pages: 326 Weight: 0.55lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
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 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.About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.