The Body Politic by Jean-jacques Rousseau

The Body Politic

byJean-jacques Rousseau

Mass Market Paperback | February 28, 2017

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'No true Democracy has ever existed, nor ever will exist.' In this selection from The Social Contract, Rousseau asserts that a state's only legitimate political authority comes from its people. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau was born in Geneva in 1712. He spent much of his life travelling around Switzerland and France, working variously as a footman, seminarist and tutor. His writings included entries on music for Diderot's Encyclopédie, the novels La nouvelle Héloise (1761) and Émile (1762), and numerous political and philosophical t...
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Title:The Body PoliticFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 6.4 × 3.9 × 0.5 inPublished:February 28, 2017Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0241252016

ISBN - 13:9780241252017

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