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Date: May 19, 1791


Edmund Burke, "Letter to a Member of the National Assembly." (Dated January 1791.)


*French Revolution  

Work Title

Letter to a Member of the National Assembly 

Published: 1791


Links for Edmund Burke:

Biography of Edmund Burke (Concise Burke bio with some links to primary texts) (American Revolution HTML Project)

Edmund Burke (Brief biography of Edmund Burke with links to texts and other resources.) (Bjorn Christensson)

"An Address to the King" (Text-only version of Edmund Burke's speech, which was published posthumously in 1812.) (Patricia Craddock)

"On Taste" (Text-only transcription of Burke's text. From Sublime and Beautiful.) (Michael Gamer)

A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful (Text-only transcription of Burke's essay.) (Michael Gamer)

Reflections on the Revolution in France (Full text-only transcription of Burke's essay. Based on Virginia Tech's version.) (Bjorn Christensson)


Links for French Revolution:

(Constituent Assembly) Declaration of the Rights of Man (text put on line for the Avalon Project at Yale Univ.)

Fall of the Bastille (encyclopedia entry)

The French Revolution, 1789-1792 (site for high school students)

British Newspaper Coverage of the French Revolution (reproduces contemporaneous British accounts of the French Revolution) (Alan Liu)

Let Them Eat Cake (hagiography by an independent scholar)

Maximilen Robespierre, Robespierre, Terror and Virtue (excerpt from Robespierre's On the Moral and Political Principles of Domestic Policy) (Paul Halsall)

The French Revolution, Moderate Stage, 1789-1792 (online lecture by an independent scholar) (Steven Kreis)

French Revolution, Radical Stage, 1792-1794 (online lecture by an independent scholar) (Steven Kreis)



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