This three-volume set presents selected work of Edmund Burke on English history and political thought. The first volume contains Burke's defence of the American colonists' complaints of British policy and includes "Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents"(1770), "Speech on American Taxation"(1774), and "Speech on Conciliation"(1775). Volume Two in the set consists of Burke's "Reflections on the Revolution in France". Volume Three presents his "Letters on a Regicide Peace"(1795-1796). The texts all include notes and introductory essays by E. J. Payne.