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Works by Edmund Burke (Study Guide) - Letters on a Regicide Peace, on American Taxation, a Vindication of Natural Society (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Works by Edmund Burke (Study Guide) - Letters on a Regicide Peace, on American Taxation, a Vindication of Natural Society (Paperback)

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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Letters on a Regicide Peace, on American Taxation, a Vindication of Natural Society, Reflections on the Revolution in France, a Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful, Thoughts and Details on Scarcity. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Letters on a Regicide Peace or Letters... on the Proposals for Peace with the Regicide Directory of France were a series of four letters written by Edmund Burke during the 1790s in opposition to Prime Minister William Pitt's seeking of peace with the revolutionary French Directorate. It was completed and published in 1796. By January 1796, Burke was finishing his Letter on a Regicide Peace, and parts of it were already printed. However, the work was delayed and it was published 20 October 1796, together with the second letter, as Two Letters on a Regicide Peace. An unauthorized version, printed by John Owen, a printer who had worked on the letters earlier in the year, appeared the day before Burke's edition was published. Burke's letters were popular, and the work went into 11 editions by the end of 1796. The last of the letters written, but the third in the series, was occasioned by the inability of Pitt's ministry to make peace with France; on 19 December 1796, Britain's envoy was expelled by the French. The letter included the subtitle "On the rupture of the negotiations, the terms of peace proposed, and the resources of the country for the continuance of the war." The fourth letter, addressed to William Fitzwilliam, was written following Burke's reading of William Eden's Some Remarks on the Apparent Circumstances of the War in the Fourth Week of October 1795. When Pitt's government tried to negotiate peace with France, Burke stopped composi...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2358871

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
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Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-89370-8
Barcode: 9781156893708
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LSN: 1-156-89370-4

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