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The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke

From the Sublime and Beautiful to American Independence

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ISBN 9780674729704

Publication Date: 05/06/2014

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512 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Early Ambition and the Theory of Society
  • 2. The Sublime and Beautiful
  • 3. The Wilkes Crisis and Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents
  • 4. The American War
  • 5. The Loss of the Empire in the West
  • 6. Democracy, Representation, and the Gordon Riots
  • 7. In Defense of Politics
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Speech at Bristol on Declining the Poll
  • Notes
  • Chronology
  • Index

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