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Virtue and terror

by Maximilien Robespierre | 05 September 2017
Category: European History
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Robespierre's justification of the Terror in the French Revolution Robespierre's defence of the French Revolution remains one of the most powerful and unnerving justifications for political violence ever written. It has an extraordinary resonance in a world obsessed with terrorism and appalled by the language of its proponents. Yet today the French Revolution is celebrated as the event which gave birth to a nation built on the principles of Enlightenment. So how should a contemporary audience approach Robespierre's vindication of revolutionary terror? Zizek's introduction analyzes these contradictions with a prodigious breadth of analogy and reference.
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Robespierre's justification of the Terror in the French Revolution Robespierre's defence of the French Revolution remains one of the most powerful and unnerving justifications for political violence ever written. It has an extraordinary resonance in a world obsessed with terrorism and appalled by the language of its proponents. Yet today the French Revolution is celebrated as the event which gave birth to a nation built on the principles of Enlightenment. So how should a contemporary audience approach Robespierre's vindication of revolutionary terror? Zizek's introduction analyzes these contradictions with a prodigious breadth of analogy and reference.
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ISBN - 9781786633378
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Published - 05/09/2017
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, History Books, European History
No. of Pages - 208
Weight - 230
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Page Size - 20
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
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