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An historical introduction to western constitutional law

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

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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