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Considerations on France

Author: Joseph Marie Maistre, comte de; Richard Lebrun
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Joseph de Maistre's Considerations on France is the best known French equivalent of Edmund Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France. This new edition of Richard Lebrun's 1974 translation is introduced by Isaiah Berlin, with a bibliography and chronology by the translator. Published in 1797, the work of the self-exiled Maistre presents a providential interpretation of the French Revolution and argues for a new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Joseph Marie Maistre, comte de; Joseph Marie Maistre, comte de; Joseph Marie Maistre, comte de
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Marie Maistre, comte de; Richard Lebrun
ISBN: 052146076X 9780521460767 0521466288 9780521466288
OCLC Number: 29565534
Description: xlii, 132 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Of Revolutions --
Reflections on the Ways of Providence in the French Revolution --
On the Violent Destruction of the Human Species --
Can the French Republic Last? --
The French Revolution Considered in its Antireligious Character --
On Divine Influence in Political Constitutions --
Evidence of the Incapacity of the Present French Government --
Of the Old French Constitution --
How Will the Counter-Revolution Happen if it Comes? --
On the Supposed Dangers of a Counter-Revolution --
From a History of the French Revolution / David Hume.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Other Titles: Considérations sur la France.
Responsibility: Joseph De Maistre ; translated and edited by Richard A. Lebrun ; introduction by Isaiah Berlin.
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Isaiah Berlin introduces a new edition of Joseph de Maistre's Considerations on France (1797), the best known and most eloquent French equivalent of Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France.  Read more...

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"Maistre's austere, cutting ideas might even be seen by some as having acquired an increased sense of immediacy." Mark Wegierski, The Review of Metaphysics

 
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