The Resource The great debate : Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the birth of right and left, Yuval Levin, (electronic resource)

The great debate : Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the birth of right and left, Yuval Levin, (electronic resource)

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The great debate : Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the birth of right and left
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The great debate
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Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the birth of right and left
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Yuval Levin
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eng
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"In The Great Debate Yuval Levin explores the origins of the familiar left/right divide in American politics by examining the views of the men who best represent each side of that debate: Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine. In a groundbreaking exploration of the origins of our political order, Levin shows that our political divide did not originate (as many historians argue) in the French Revolution, but rather in the Anglo-American debate about that revolution. Burke and Paine were both utterly fascinating figures--active in politics, versed in philosophy, and two of the best, most effective and powerful political writers and polemicists in the history of the English speaking world. Levin sets the work of these two men against the dramatic history of their era and shows how they mixed theory and practice to advance their very different notions of liberty, equality, nature, history, reason, revolution, and reform. Paine believed in radical change and saw the American and French Revolutions as catalysts for creating a new society; Burke believed in a significantly more gradual approach with each generation acting merely as part of a long chain of history. These differing approaches to revolution and reform created a division that continues to shape our current political discourse--including issues ranging from gun control and abortion to welfare and economic reform"--
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Levin, Yuval
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320.50973
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JK275
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.L5 2014
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Read by Mike Chamberlain
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  • Burke, Edmund
  • Paine, Thomas
  • Right and left (Political science)
  • Political science
  • HISTORY / Modern / 18th Century
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / General
  • United States
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The great debate : Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the birth of right and left, Yuval Levin, (electronic resource)
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9781482946710
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(electronic audio bk.)
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digital
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  • 673501
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The great debate : Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the birth of right and left, Yuval Levin, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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  • unknown
  • not applicable
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1 sound file
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781482946710
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
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digital
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Electronic reproduction.
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
  • other
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unknown
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B31BD092-2F73-4AAC-AE07-58200D6917E4
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  • (OCoLC)864716193
  • (TLC)erc0000219179
  • 673501
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