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Author Sieyès, Emmanuel Joseph, comte, 1748-1836, author.

Title Emmanuel Joseph Sieyes : the essential political writings / edited, with an introduction and historical annotations by Oliver W. Lembcke, Florian Weber
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (218 pages)
Series Studies in the history of political thought, 1873-6548 ; volume 9
Studies in the history of political thought ; v. 9. 1873-6548
Contents Introduction to Sieyes's political theory / Oliver W. Lembcke and Florian Weber -- What is the third estate? -- Reasoned exposition of the rights of man and citizen -- Controversy between Mr. Paine and M. Emanuel Syeyes -- Of the gains of liberty in society and in the representative system -- Sieyes's views concerning several articles of sections IV and V of the draft constitution -- The opinion of Sieyes concerning the tasks and organization of the constitutional jury, submitted on the second thermidor -- Constitutional observations
Foreword; Note to the Reader; Acknowledgements; Introduction to Sieyès's Political Theory (Lembcke and Weber); Chapter 1. What Is the Third Estate?; Chapter 2. Reasoned Exposition of the Rights of Man and Citizen; Chapter 3. Controversy between Mr. Paine and M. Emmanuel Sieyès; Chapter 4. Of the Gains of Liberty in Society and in the Representative System; Chapter 5. Sieyès's Views Concerning Several Articles of Sections IV and V of the Draft Constitution [First Thermidorian Intervention]
Chapter 6. The Opinion of Sieyès Concerning the Tasks and Organization of the Constitutional Jury, Submitted on the Second Thermidor [Second Thermidorian Intervention]Chapter 7. Constitutional Observations; Bibliography; Index
Summary The edition contains all of Sieyès's ""Essential Political Writings"" during the revolutionary decade (1789-1799), among them his famous pamphlet What is the Third Estate? as well as the less well known, but no less important later Thermidor speeches
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Sieyès, Emmanuel Joseph, comte, 1748-1836.
Sieyès, Emmanuel Joseph, comte, 1748-1836
Political science -- Philosophy.
State, The.
Constitutional law -- France.
Constitutional history -- France
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
HISTORY / Europe / General
Constitutional history.
Constitutional law.
Politics and government
Political science -- Philosophy.
State, The.
France -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815.
Form Electronic book
Author Lembcke, Oliver, editor.
Weber, Florian, 1978- editor.
LC no. 2014009256
ISBN 9789004273993
Other Titles Works. Selections. English