The Body Politic -

The Body Politic

By Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Arguing that a state's political power should lie with its people, these pieces fromTheSocial Contractinspired the French revolution. '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.

Product code: 9780241252017

ISBN 9780241252017
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H161xW111xS10
Series Penguin Little Black Classics
No. Of Pages 128
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
'No true Democracy has ever existed, nor ever will exist.' In this selection from The Social Contract, the author asserts that a state's only legitimate political authority comes from its people.