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An historical introduction to western constitutional law

Author: R C van Caenegem
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Professor van Caenegem's new book addresses fundamental questions of constitutional organisation by analysing different models of government through an historical perspective. The narrative focuses  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R C van Caenegem
ISBN: 052147115X 9780521471152 0521476933 9780521476935
OCLC Number: 431829785
Description: 338 p. 24 cm
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Tribal kingship: from the fall of Rome to the end of the Merovingians; 3. The first Europe: the Carolingian empire; 4. Europe divided: the post-Carolingian era; 5. The foundation of the modern state; 6. The classic absolutism of the Ancient Regime; 7. The absolute state: no lasting model; 8. The bourgeois nation state; 9. The liberal model transformed or rejected; Epilogue; Select bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: R.C. van Caenegem.

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