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Online Library of Liberty New to the Library Taine, The Origins of Contemporary France (1893) Hippolyte Taine’s 5 part history of modern France, The Origins of Contemporary France, in 6 volumes. They are The Old Regime (1875); The Revolution, vol. 1 Anarchy (1878); The Revolution, vol. 2 The Jacobin Conquest (1881); The Revolution, vol. 3 The Revolutionary Government (1883); and … Liberty Matters David Womersley, "John Trenchard and the Opposition to Standing Armies" (September, 2016) John Trenchard (1662-1723) was a radical Whig and Commonwealthman who, along with his collaborator Thomas Gordon (1692-1750), were important voices defending constitutionalism and individual liberty in the 1720s in England.

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top10favourites - [Redirect: back to TOP 10 WRITERS (in every field): ] Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo (August 24, 1899 – June 14, 1986), best known as Jorge Luis Borges (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxorxe ˈlwiz ˈβorxes]), was an Argentine writer, essayist, and poet born in Buenos Aires. In 1914 his family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain. On his return to Argentina in 1921, Borges began publishing his poems and essays in surrealist literary journals. His work embraces the "chaos that rules the world and the character of unreality in all literature His international fame was consolidated in the 1960s, aided by the "Latin American Boom" and the success of Gabriel García Márquez's Cien Años de Soledad (One Hundred Years of Solitude).[2] Writer and essayist J. [edit] Life and career [edit] Early life and education Jorge Luis Borges was born to an educated middle-class family. [edit] Early writing career

Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine AUSTIN KLEON is a writer who draws.