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The spirit of laws

Author: Charles de Secondat Montesquieu, baron de
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2002.
Series: Great books in philosophy.
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Eighteenth-century French philosopher Charles-Louis de Secondat explores the essential components of good government.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
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Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat, baron de, 1689-1755.
Spirit of laws.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2002
(OCoLC)808980801
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles de Secondat Montesquieu, baron de
ISBN: 1573929492 9781573929493
OCLC Number: 48951526
Notes: This edition originally published: New York : Colonial Press, ©1900.
Description: xvi, 282 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Montesquieu's Preface --
Bk. I. Of Laws in General --
Bk. II. Of Laws Directly Derived from the Nature of Government --
Bk. III. Of the Principles of the Three Kinds of Government --
Bk. IV. That the Laws of Education Ought to Be in Relation to the Principles of Government --
Bk. V. That the Law Given by the Legislator Ought to Be in Relation to the Principle of Government --
Bk. VI. Consequences of the Principles of Different Governments with Respect to the Simplicity of Civil and Criminal Laws, the Form of Judgments, and the Inflicting of Punishments --
Bk. VII. Consequences of the Different Principles of the Three Governments with Respect to Sumptuary Laws, Luxury, and the Condition of Women --
Bk. VIII. Of the Corruption of the Principles of the Three Governments --
Bk. IX. Of Laws in the Relation They Bear to a Defensive Force --
Bk. X. Of Laws in the Relation They Bear to Offensive Force --
Bk. XI. Of the Laws which Establish Political Liberty with Regard to the Constitution --
Bk. XII. Of the Laws that Form Political Liberty, in Relation to the Subject --
Bk. XIII. Of the Relation which the Levying of Taxes and the Greatness of the Public Revenues Bear to Liberty --
Bk. XIV. Of Laws in Relation to the Nature of the Climate --
Bk. XV. In What Manner the Laws of Civil Slavery Relate to the Nature of the Climate --
Bk. XVI. How the Laws of Domestic Slavery Bear a Relation to the Nature of the Climate --
Bk. XVII. How the Laws of Political Servitude Bear a Relation to the Nature of the Climate --
Bk. XVIII. Of Laws in the Relation They Bear to the Nature of the Soil --
Bk. XIX. Of Laws in Relation to the Principles which Form the Spirit, the Morals, and Customs of a Nation --
Bk. XX. Of Laws in Relation to Commerce Considered in Its Nature and Distinctions --
Bk. XXI. Of Laws in Relation to Commerce, Considered in the Revolutions It Has Met with in the World --
Bk. XXII. Of Laws in Relation to the Use of Money --
Bk. XXIII. Of Laws in the Relation They Bear to the Number of Inhabitants --
Bk. XXIV. Of Laws in Relation to Religion Considered in Itself, and in Its Doctrines --
Bk. XXV. Of Laws in Relation to the Establishment of Religion and Its External Polity --
Bk. XXVI. Of Laws in Relation to the Order of Things which They Determine --
Bk. XXVII. Of the Origin and Revolutions of the Roman Laws on Successions --
Bk. XXVIII. Of the Origin and Revolution of the Civil Laws Among the French --
Bk. XXIX. Of the Manner of Composing Laws --
Bk. XXX. Theory of the Feudal Laws Among the Franks in the Relation They Bear to the Establishment of the Monarchy --
Bk. XXXI. Theory of the Feudal Laws Among the Franks, in the Relation They Bear to the Revolutions of Their Monarchy.
Series Title: Great books in philosophy.
Other Titles: De l'esprit des lois.
Responsibility: Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu.

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Eighteenth-century French philosopher Charles-Louis de Secondat explores the essential components of good government.

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