The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke: Volume II: Party, Parliament and the American Crisis, 1766-1774

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Clarendon Press, 9 abr 1981 - 526 páginas
A scholarly edition of the writings and speeches of Edmund Burke. The edition presents an authoritative text, together with an introduction, commentary notes, and scholarly apparatus.

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Sources
30
The Texts
43
Mnemon to the Public Advertiser
79
Mnemon to the Public Advertiser
83
Speech on Address
94
Speech on East India Settlement
219
Speech on Middlesex Election
228
Speech on London Remonstrance
236
Speech on Divorce Bill
357
Speech on Church Nullum Tempus Bill
364
Speech on East India Select Committee
370
Speech on East India Restraining Bill
377
Speech on Norths East India Resolutions
390
Speech on Grenvilles Elections Act
396
Speech on American Taxation
406
Speech on Massachusetts Bay Regulating Bill
463

1770
323
Speech on Address
334
Speech on Jury Bill
343
To an Unknown Journal
350
Speech on Quebec Bill
471
Collation of Texts
493
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Edmund Burke (January 12, 1729 July 9, 1797) was an Anglo-Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher, who served for many years in the British House of Commons as a member of the Whig party. He is chiefly remembered for his support of the American colonies in thestruggle against King George III that led to the American Revolution and for his strong opposition to the French Revolution. Paul Langford is Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford, and has been a Professor of Modern History at Oxford since 1996.

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