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The social contract and other later political writings

Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Victor Gourevitch
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"A comprehensive and authoritative anthology of Rousseau's major later political writings in up-to-date English translations. This volume includes the essay on Discourse on Political Economy; The Social Contract; the extensive, late Considerations on the Government of Poland; as well as the important draft on 'Principles of the Right of War' and a selection of his letters on various aspects of his political thought.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Victor Gourevitch
ISBN: 9781107150812 1107150817 9781316605448 1316605442
OCLC Number: 1027725927
Language Note: In English, translated from the original French.
Description: lxii, 346 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chronology of Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
A brief guide to further reading --
A note on the texts --
A note on the translations --
A note on the editorial notes and index --
Discourse on Political Economy --
Of the Social Contract --
Book I --
Book II --
Book III --
Book IV --
From: the early version of The Social Contract known as the Geneva Manuscript: Book I, ch. 2 and from Book II, ch. 4 --
Principles of the right of war --
Considerations on the Government of Poland --
Selected Letters: Letter to D'Offreville --
Letter to Usteri --
Letter to Mirabeau --
Letter to Franquieres --
List of abbreviations and textual conventions --
Editorial notes --
Index of editors, translators, and annotators --
General index.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Rousseau ; edited and translated by Victor Gourevitch.

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