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The Resource Constitutions and the classics : patterns of constitutional thought from Fortescue to Bentham, edited by Denis Galligan

Constitutions and the classics : patterns of constitutional thought from Fortescue to Bentham, edited by Denis Galligan

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Constitutions and the classics : patterns of constitutional thought from Fortescue to Bentham
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Constitutions and the classics
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patterns of constitutional thought from Fortescue to Bentham
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edited by Denis Galligan
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eng
Summary
The period from the fifteenth century to the late eighteenth century was one of critical importance to British constitutionalism. Although the seeds were sown in earlier eras, it was at this point that the constitution was transformed to a system of representative parliamentary government. Changes at the practical level of the constitution were accompanied by a wealth of ideas on constitutions written from different - and often competing - perspectives. Hobbes and Locke, Harrington, Hume, and Bentham, Coke, the Levellers, and Blackstone were all engaged in the constitutional affairs of the day, and their writings influenced the direction and outcome of constitutional thought and development. They treated themes of a universal and timeless character and as such have established themselves of lasting interest and importance in the history of constitutional thought. Examining their works we can follow the shaping of contemporary ideas of constitutions, and the design of constitutional texts. At the same time major constitutional change and upheaval were taking place in America and France. This was an era of intense discussion, examination, and constitution-making. The new nation of the United States looked to authors such as Locke, Hume, Harrington, and Sydney for guidance in their search for a new republicanism, adding to the development of constitutional thought and practice. This collection includes chapters examining the influences of Madison, Hamilton, Jefferson, and Adams. In France the influence of Rousseau was apparent in the revolutionary constitution, and Sieyes was an active participant in its discussion and design.--
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1947-
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Galligan, D. J.
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940.2
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  • Constitutional law
  • Constitutional law
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Constitutions and the classics : patterns of constitutional thought from Fortescue to Bentham, edited by Denis Galligan
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1: D. J. Galligan and C. Palmer: Patterns of Constitutional Thought from Fortescue to Bentham 2: M.R.L.L. Kelly: Sir John Fortescue and the Political Dominium: The People, the Common Weal, and the King 3: Ian Williams: Edward Coke 4: Tom Sorell: Constitutions in Hobbes's Science of Politics 5: D. J. Galligan: The Levellers, the People, and the Constitution 6: Jean-Fabien Spitz: Locke's Contribution to the Intellectual Foundations of Modern Constitutionalism 7: J. C. Davis: Narrative Constitutionalism and the Kinetics of James Harrington's Oceana 8: John Adams: David Hume: Constitution by Convention 9: Wilfrid Prest: William Blackstone and the 'free Constitution of Britain' 10: Philip Schofield: Constitutions and the Classics: Jeremy Bentham 11: Giovanni Grottanelli de'Santi: Montesquieu 12: Ruhza Smilova: The General Will Constitution: Rousseau as a Constitutionalist 13: Raymond Kubben: L'abbé de Sieyès: Champion of National Representation, Father of Constitutions 14: Mila Versteeg: 'Perfection in Imperfection': Joseph de Maistre and the Limitations of Constitutional Design 15: Mark A. Graber: James Madison's Republican Constitutionalism 16: M.N.S. Sellers: The Constitutional Thought of Alexander Hamilton 17: Gerald Leonard: Jefferson's Constitutions 18: David Thomas Konig: John Adams, Constitution Monger 19: Richard Whatmore: Thomas Paine
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FIEb17651785
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24 cm.
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xi, 443 pages
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9780198714989
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rdamedia.
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(OCoLC)904755901
Label
Constitutions and the classics : patterns of constitutional thought from Fortescue to Bentham, edited by Denis Galligan
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https://opac.eui.eu/client/en_GB/default/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:390807/one
Publication
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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text
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rdacontent.
Contents
1: D. J. Galligan and C. Palmer: Patterns of Constitutional Thought from Fortescue to Bentham 2: M.R.L.L. Kelly: Sir John Fortescue and the Political Dominium: The People, the Common Weal, and the King 3: Ian Williams: Edward Coke 4: Tom Sorell: Constitutions in Hobbes's Science of Politics 5: D. J. Galligan: The Levellers, the People, and the Constitution 6: Jean-Fabien Spitz: Locke's Contribution to the Intellectual Foundations of Modern Constitutionalism 7: J. C. Davis: Narrative Constitutionalism and the Kinetics of James Harrington's Oceana 8: John Adams: David Hume: Constitution by Convention 9: Wilfrid Prest: William Blackstone and the 'free Constitution of Britain' 10: Philip Schofield: Constitutions and the Classics: Jeremy Bentham 11: Giovanni Grottanelli de'Santi: Montesquieu 12: Ruhza Smilova: The General Will Constitution: Rousseau as a Constitutionalist 13: Raymond Kubben: L'abbé de Sieyès: Champion of National Representation, Father of Constitutions 14: Mila Versteeg: 'Perfection in Imperfection': Joseph de Maistre and the Limitations of Constitutional Design 15: Mark A. Graber: James Madison's Republican Constitutionalism 16: M.N.S. Sellers: The Constitutional Thought of Alexander Hamilton 17: Gerald Leonard: Jefferson's Constitutions 18: David Thomas Konig: John Adams, Constitution Monger 19: Richard Whatmore: Thomas Paine
Control code
FIEb17651785
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 443 pages
Isbn
9780198714989
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)904755901

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