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The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left

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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 ...

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The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left 2014, Basic Books

ISBN-13: 9780465062980

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The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left 2013, Basic Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780465050970

Hardcover