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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke


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List of Short Titles Introduction Sources Note on Transcription THE TEXTS Appendix A: List of Burke's Speeches in the House of Commons Appendix B: Collation of Texts Index

About the Author

P. J. Marshall received his first degree and doctorate from Oxford University. His working life between 1959 and 1993 was spent at King's College, London, where he became Rhodes Professor of Imperial History. He is a fellow of the British Academy.


a major transformation in our appreciation of Burke * Colin Kidd, London Review of Books *
The annotation in this final volume is more thorough and more helpful ... We are living through a golden age of Burke scholarship ... The completion of the Clarendon edition should encourage yet further work on this great thinker, whose unflagging efforts to co-ordinate politics and morality continue to have a relevance to our present discontents. * David Womersley, Standpoint *
No one has done more than Professor Marshall to lay the foundations of contemporary scholarship on Burke ... Volume IV at once concludes the foundational era and takes a deserved place beside these contemporary achievements. * John Faulkner, Studies in Burke and His Time *
[A] scholarly triumph ... [Burke's] greatest tribute is the vast textual expertise of the book itself. It is a meticulous collation of texts - newspaper accounts, published writings, and Burke's papers and manuscripts - presented in a readable fashion with headnotes that inform the reader of the issue at hand and Burke's prior involvement in it. * First Things *

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