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The presidential republic

Author: Jean Blondel
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study presents the presidential republic as the most widespread form of government in the contemporary world and looks at the countries which pioneered that development. It assesses the development of presidential republics and looks as the variety of national arrangements and practices, whose common characteristics are to constitute 'presidential republics', and the positioning of this regime alongside  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Blondel
ISBN: 9781137482488 1137482486
OCLC Number: 894540346
Description: ix, 339 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The general characteristics of the phenomenon of the presidential republic --
Presidential republics in a comparative historical perspective --
Presidential republics: their past and their future.
Responsibility: Jean Blondel.

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