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- University of California Press 2005; US$ 28.95
Until the 1993 first edition of this book, one thing had been missing in Middle Eastern history?depiction of the lives of ordinary Middle Eastern men and women, peasants, villagers, pastoralists, and urbanites. Now updated and revised, the second edition has added six new portraits of individuals set in the contemporary period. It features twenty-four... more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
Burke supported the American revolution but fought against the French. With his major work Reflections on the Revolution in France, written in 1790, he attacked the revolution and its rationalism and at the same time created a weapon for the counter revolution in England. Burke predicted with uncanny accuracy the Reign of Terror which lay ahead. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 26.95
Edited with an introduction and notes by James T. Boulton. 'One of the greatest essays ever written on art.'? The Guardian Edmund Burke?s A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful is one of the most important works of aesthetics ever published. Whilst many writers have taken up their pen to write of... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
Edmund Burke was praised by the King of England due to his response to the French Revolution. As reward he was offered pension by the King. This work was written by the author in order to answer the criticism meted out to him by Duke of Bedford and Earl of Lauderdale. A deeply engrossing work that shows the working of the authors mind and reflections... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 41.00
Against a backdrop of corporate scandal, business leaders can no longer rely on the old-fashioned style of one-sided community relations programs to promote a good image. Nor can they expect preferential treatment just because they meet their tax obligations. Pressure from all sides is forcing corporate leaders to increase their investments in the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 35.00
Burke challenges the current thesis that companies should act responsibly toward communities and societies. Instead, he shows that changes in society mandate that companies must develop strategies and programs that foster a reputation of trust in local communities in order that they preserve their license to operate. Burke describes strategies... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Edmund Burke PC (12 January [New Style] 1729 9 July 1797) was an Anglo-Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher who, after relocating to England, served for many years in the House of Commons of Great Britain as a member of the Whig party. He is mainly remembered for his opposition to the French Revolution. It led... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 7.98
Written at a time when most of Europe supported the French Revolution, Edmund Burke?s prescient and, at the time, controversial denunciation of its mob rule predicted the Terror, began the modern conservative tradition and still serves as a warning to those who seek to reshape societies through violence. Throughout history, some books have changed... more...