Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire

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Edmund Burke, long considered modern conservatism's founding father, is also widely believed to be an opponent of empire. However, Daniel O'Neill turns that latter belief on its head. This fresh and innovative book shows that Burke was a passionate supporter and staunch defender of the British Empire in the eighteenth century, whether in the New World, India, or Ireland. Moreover - and against a growing body of contemporary scholarship that rejects the very notion that Burke was an exemplar of conservatism - O'Neill ...

Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire 2016, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520287822

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Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire 2016, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520287839

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