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Edmund Burke and our present discontents

by Jim McCue

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Published by Claridge Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797.,
  • Social values.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-202) and index.

    StatementJim McCue.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC176.B83 M39 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. ;
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL402413M
    ISBN 101870626176
    LC Control Number98101780
    OCLC/WorldCa37587554

    Burke identified the "discontents" as stemming from the "secret influence" of a neo-Tory group he labelled as the "king's friends", whose system "comprehending the exterior and interior administrations, is Children: Richard Burke Jr. Buy Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents & Speeches by Burke, Edmund (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

    Edmund Burke, (born January 12?[January 1, Old Style], , Dublin, Ireland—died July 9, , Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England), British statesman, parliamentary orator, and political . by Edmund Burke To complain of the age we live in, to murmur at the present possessors of power, to lament the past, to conceive extravagant hopes of the future, are the common dispositions of the .

    Included are Burke’s important tracts on the American Revolution (“Speech on American Taxation,” “Thoughts on the Cause of the present Discontents”), his famous “Reflections on the Revolution in France” and his influential Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our .   Thoughts on the Present Discontents, and Speeches Contents Thoughts on the present discontents -- Speech on the Middlesex election -- Speech on the power of juries in Cited by: 1.


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