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Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire

Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire( )
Author: O'Neill, Daniel
Series title:Berkeley Series in British Studies
ISBN:978-0-520-28783-9
Publication Date:Mar 2016
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $55.99
Book Description:

Edmund Burke, long considered modern conservatism's founding father, is also widely believed to be an opponent of empire. However, Daniel O'Neill turns that latter belief on its head. This fresh and innovative book shows that Burke was a passionate supporter and staunch defender of the British Empire in the eighteenth century, whether in the New World, India, or Ireland.  Moreover--and against a growing body of contemporary scholarship that rejects the very notion that Burke...
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Book Details
Pages:200
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Political
Political Science / Imperialism
History / Europe / Great Britain / Georgian Era (1714-1837)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15 x 23.8 x 1.729 cm
Book Weight:0.374 Kilograms



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