The Body Politic

The Body Politic

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
3.5/5 (206 ratings)
'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.
Language
English
Pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin
Release
March 03, 2016
ISBN
0241252016
ISBN 13
9780241252017

The Body Politic

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
3.5/5 (206 ratings)
'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.
Language
English
Pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin
Release
March 03, 2016
ISBN
0241252016
ISBN 13
9780241252017

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