Foreign Reactions—A Divided Europe
Lecture no. 16 from the course: Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon
Taught by Professor Suzanne M. Desan | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Travel to Great Britain to explore the foreign reactions to the French Revolution. Professor Desan walks you through Edmund Burke’s defense of tradition and the aristocratic system, as well as Thomas Paine’s “Rights of Man,” a response to Burke that lays out an argument for equality and a series of reforms.