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Subject Area: History
Subject Area: Sociology

Constantin-François Chasseboeuf, marquis de Volney, The Ruins: or a Survery of the Revolutions of Empires [1789]

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The Ruins: or a Survery of the Revolutions of Empires, 3rd ed. (London: J. Johnson, 1796).

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Volney’s best known work deals with the origins of human society, of government and laws, the evolution of society, and the reasons for the decline and fall of empires.

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