Vindiciæ Gallicæ Defence of the French Revolution and its English admirers, against the accusations of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke; ... By James Mackintosh, ... by Mackintosh, James Sir

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1830, no. 16.
The Physical Object
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Pagination[4],205,[1],203-342[i.e.378]p.
Number of Pages378
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Whig Opposition leader Charles James Fox rated it as the finest defence of the French Revolution. This edition offers an extensive editor's introduction, a fully annotated text of the first edition of. : Vindiciæ Gallicæ: Defence of the French Revolution: Vindiciæ Gallicæ book Critical Edition (Studies in Modern History) (): J.

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The first part of this document, dedicated to George Washington, appeared in Defending the early events of the French Revolution, it spoke on behalf of democracy, equality, and a new European order.5/5(1).

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The Vindiciæ Gallicæ, like Paine’s Rights of Man, has shown its merits by surviving almost alone, out of a host of answers to Burke’s Reflections.

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This book called forth many rejoinders, of which Tom Paine's Rights of Man, and Mackintosh's Vindiciæ Gallicæ are the most remarkable. We can see the reason why Burke spoke against Priestley; his opinions were considered heretical and violent. James Mackintosh, Vindiciæ Gallicæ. Probably from "Strenua inertia," Horace, Epistles XI.

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