Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents
Volume 1 of Select Works of Edmund Burke contains Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents (1770), Burke's brilliant defense of the American colonists' complaints of British policy. Faithfully reproduced in this volume are E. J. Payne's notes and introductory essays. Francis Canavan, one of the great Burke scholars of the twentieth century, has added forewords and a biographical note on Payne.Francis Canavan (1917-2009) was Professor of Political Science at Fordham University from 1966 until his retirement in 1988.
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