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Sister Revolutions

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What the two great modern revolutions can teach us about democracy today.

In 1790, the American diplomat and politician Gouverneur Morris compared the French and American Revolutions, saying that the French "have taken Genius instead of Reason for their guide, adopted Experiment instead of Experience, and wander in the Dark because they prefer Lightning to Light." Although both revolutions professed similar Enlightenment ideals of freedom, equality, and justice, there were dramatic

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Publisher:Faber & Faber
ISBN:9781429923699
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Trajectory Index

Words: 84,442
Unique Words: 6,755
Complexity Index: 50
Reading Level: 9.7
Avg Sentence (words): 14.06
Avg Word (chars): 5.05
Chapters: 47
Paragraphs: 4,695
Adult Reading Time: 5:38
Sentiment: -0.001
Intensity: 0.073
People: 855
Places: 228
Brands: 36
Things: 405
SAT Words: 1,177
Trajectory China 300: 168
TOEFL Words: 119
IELTS Words: 456
Nouns 61.4%
Verbs 17.5%
Adjectives 14.8%
Adverbs 3.5%
Other 2.8%
Profanity: 83
Explicit Activity: 0
Violence: 58

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