Reflections on the Revolution in France (unabridged)

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Edmund Burke

Reflections on the Revolution in France

Read by Matt Addis


Written in the form of a letter to a Frenchman, Edmund Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France is an impassioned attack on the French Revolution and its hasty destruction of the Church, the old elites and the Crown. Burke tackles the new republic and its allegiance to principles such as liberty and equality, as well as its failure to recognise the complexities of human nature, society, and wisdom accumulated over time, contending that gradual change and adjustment is far better than immediate upheaval. Burke’s treatise later became the target of Thomas Paine’s own reflections on the French Revolution in Rights of Man, a devastating work that predicted more revolutions to come.

  • Running Time: 10 h 18 m

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    Digital ISBN:978-1-78198-322-5
    Cat. no.:NA0462
    Produced by:Chocolate Fox Audiobooks
    Edited by:Chocolate Fox Audiobooks
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    Released:August 2020
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