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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.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (218 pages).
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Series Studies in the history of political thought, 1873-6548 ; volume 9
Studies in the history of political thought ; v. 9. 1873-6548
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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Subject Sieyès, Emmanuel Joseph, comte, 1748-1836.
Sieyès, Emmanuel Joseph, comte, 1748-1836.
Political science -- Philosophy.
Political science -- Philosophy.
State, The.
State, The.
Constitutional law -- France.
Constitutional law.
Constitutional history -- France.
Constitutional history.
France -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815.
Politics and government.
Chronological Term 1789-1815
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Lembcke, Oliver, editor.
Weber, Florian, 1978- editor.
Added Title Works. Selections. English
Other Form: Print version: Lembcke, Oliver W. Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès. Leiden : BRILL, 2014 9789004273993
ISBN 9789004273993 (electronic book)
9004273999 (electronic book)