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Against Rousseau

"On the state of nature" ; and "On the sovereignty of the people"

by Joseph Marie de Maistre

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Maistre, Joseph Marie, comte de, 1753-1821 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Sovereignty

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOn the state of nature., On the sovereignty of the people.
    StatementJoseph de Maistre ; translated and edited by Richard A. Lebrun.
    ContributionsLebrun, Richard, Maistre, Joseph Marie, comte de, 1753-1821.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2053.A3 M3513 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 204 p. ;
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL761216M
    ISBN 100773514155
    LC Control Number97158177
    OCLC/WorldCa35643552


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