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Virtue and terror

Author: Maximilien Robespierre; Slavoj Žižek; Jean Ducange; John Howe
Publisher: London : Verso, 2007.
Series: Revolutions (London, England)
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Robespierre's defense of the French Revolution is one of the powerful justifications for political violence. Yet, the French Revolution is celebrated as the event which gave birth to a nation built  Read more...

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Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794.
Virtue and terror.
London : Verso, 2007
(OCoLC)608341268
Online version:
Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794.
Virtue and terror.
London : Verso, 2007
(OCoLC)631382390
Named Person: Maximilien Robespierre; Maximilien ((de)) Robespierre; Maximilien Robespierre
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maximilien Robespierre; Slavoj Žižek; Jean Ducange; John Howe
ISBN: 9781844675845 184467584X
OCLC Number: 72151002
Description: liv, 154 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Robespierre at the constituent assembly and the Jacobin club --
1. On voting rights for actors and Jews --
2. On the silver mark --
3. On the condition of free men of colour --
4. On the rights of societies and clubs --
5. Extracts from on the war --
Pt. 2. In the national convention --
6. Extracts from answer to Louvet's accusation --
7. Extracts from on subsistence --
8. On the trial of the king --
9. Draft declaration of the rights of man and of the citizen --
10. Extracts from in defence of the committee of public safety and against Briez --
11. Extracts from report on the political situation of the republic --
12. Response of the national convention to the manifestos of the kings allied against the republic --
13. On the principles of revolutionary government --
14. On the principles of political morality that should guide the national convention in the domestic administration of the republic --
15. Extracts from speech of 8 Thermidor year II.
Series Title: Revolutions (London, England)
Other Titles: Works.
Slavoj Žižek presents Robespierre : Virtue and terror
Žižek presents Robespierre
Responsibility: Maximilien Robespierre ; introduction by Slavoj Žižek ; texts selected and annotated by Jean Ducange ; translation by John Howe.

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"If the spring of popular government in time of peace is virtue, the springs of popular government in revolution are at once virtue and terror: virtue, without which terror is fatal: terror, without Read more...

 
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