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Exposing England For Famine Wrongs, Ian Kilroy Nov 2012

Exposing England For Famine Wrongs, Ian Kilroy

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A critical review of The Famine Plot by Tim Pat Coogan. Coogan blames English government policy for the Irish Famline.


Edmund Burke’S Aims In Publishing Reflections On The Revolution In France (1790), Stephen Carruthers Jan 2011

Edmund Burke’S Aims In Publishing Reflections On The Revolution In France (1790), Stephen Carruthers

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In this paper, I examine three critical aspects of Burke's beliefs, principles, and political judgment at the time of the outbreak of the French Revolution and examine how they assist in explaining different and less public strands in his motivation to publish the Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790): his views on religion and in particular his attitude to Dissenters; the state of his political career and inf1uence in 1789 as a semi-detached member of the Foxite Whigs; and finally how he saw the publication of the ideas and arguments in the Reflections as a necessary step to ...


The Concept Of The General Will In The Writings Of Rousseau, Sièyes, And Robespierre, Stephen Carruthers Jan 2008

The Concept Of The General Will In The Writings Of Rousseau, Sièyes, And Robespierre, Stephen Carruthers

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This paper outlines the views on the General Will of Rousseau, as set out in The Social Contract, and compares them to the views developed by Sieyès in Qu'est-ce que le Tiers état? and by Robespierre, most notably in his speeches delivered during the ‘Reign of Terror’ from the establishment of the Committee of Public Safety on 6 April 1793 to his death on 28 July 1794


Pandemic Bibliography, S. Ray Granade Sep 2007

Pandemic Bibliography, S. Ray Granade

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A bibliography of pandemic disease compiled for a class.