The Ruins: Or a Survey of the Revolutions of Empires. by C-F. Volney. One of the Deputies of the National Assembly of 1789, and A

The Ruins Or a Survey of the Revolutions of Empires by C F Volney One of the Deputies of the National Assembly of and A The th century was a wealth of knowledge exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record keeping made possible by advances in the printing press In its determination to preserve the

  • Title: The Ruins: Or a Survey of the Revolutions of Empires. by C-F. Volney. One of the Deputies of the National Assembly of 1789, and A
  • Author: Constantin-François Volney
  • ISBN: 9781170841402
  • Page: 303
  • Format: Paperback
  • The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record keeping made possible by advances in the printing press In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind Now foThe 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record keeping made possible by advances in the printing press In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind Now for the first time these high quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.Rich in titles on English life and social history, this collection spans the world as it was known to eighteenth century historians and explorers Titles include a wealth of travel accounts and diaries, histories of nations from throughout the world, and maps and charts of a world that was still being discovered Students of the War of American Independence will find fascinating accounts from the British side of conflict The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification sourceLibraryLibrary of CongressESTCIDW022035NotesMap engraved by Benjamin Jones.imprintFullPhiladelphia Printed by James Lyon, and sold at his bookstore, Richmond, also by the principal booksellers in the United States, 1799 collationxxiv, 406, 45, 1 p 3 leaves of plates 2 folded ill 1 map 8

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    1. This is NOT the translation by Thomas Jefferson and Joel Barlow. Here is my review of the book nonetheless:Empires Rise if Government Allows Enlightened Self-Interest to FlourishIn the early days of the French Revolution, Constantin-Francois Volney, a member of the first National Assembly and friend of Thomas Jefferson, published Ruins of Empires, a post-Enlightenment review of human history.The book’s central premise, noted above, represents not only a refutation of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s [...]

    2. This book is certifiable. I was stunned when I came acros it in 2007, the life-changing visions presented within.

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