7 edition of history of the English constitution. found in the catalog.
|Statement||By Dr. Rudolph Gneist. Tr. by Philip A. Ashworth.|
|Contributions||Ashworth, Philip A. 1853-1921, tr.|
|LC Classifications||JN118 .G76|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||10005434|
Walter Bagehot's The English Constitution () is the best account of the history and workings of the British political system ever written. As arguments raged in mid-Victorian Britain about giving the working man the vote, and democracies overseas were pitched into despotism and civil war, Bagehot took a long, cool look at the dignified and efficient elements which made the English system. The Constitution of the United Kingdom is a set of laws and rules in the United Kingdom that governs how the country is organized and the basic rights and freedoms of the people.. The UK's constitution is not written in one single document like many other countries' are. In fact, the UK's constitution is not completely written down at all. Some of it can be found in writing, starting with the.
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Walter Bagehot's The English Constitution () is the best account of the history and working of the British political system ever written. As arguments raged in mid-Victorian Britain about giving the working man the vote, and democracies overseas were pitched into despotism and civil war, Bagehot took a long, cool look at the 'dignified' and /5(). The British Constitution is accepted, in England at least, as the symbol for soundness and reliability: and yet its unwritten mysteries and its practical resilience are the despair of theorists. It is as unexpected as a person, and seems to be defined only by the fact that it lives and works. This book, then, might be described as a biography by one who has a first-hand knowledge of his.
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Walter Bagehot's The English Constitution () is the best account of the history and workings of the British political system ever written.
As arguments raged in mid-Victorian Britain about giving the working man the vote, and democracies overseas were pitched into despotism and civil war, Bagehot took a long, cool look at the "dignified" and "efficient" elements which/5. The Pulitzer prize-winning history professor tells us how the Constitution came to be written and ratified and explains why, after more than years, Americans are still so deeply wedded to it.
Please tell us about the document that preceded the Constitution. The Articles of Confederation formed America’s first federal constitution. “In his massive, engaging and persuasive new book, Robert Tombs speaks up for English history, and sometimes for England itself.” —David Horspool, The Guardian “The English and Their History, by the Professor of French history at Cambridge, Robert Tombs, is a work of supreme intelligence.
In this vigorous, subtle and penetrating book Cited by: History of the English constitution. London: W. Clowes and Sons, (OCoLC) Online version: Gneist, Rudolph, History of the English constitution. London: W.
Clowes and Sons, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Rudolph Gneist; Philip. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gneist, Rudolph, History of the English constitution.
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The Federalist Papers is. The object of this book is to show the feudal origin of the English Constitution and the role of the Magna Carta in effectuating the transition from the fundamental principle of feudalism to the modern constitution.
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Today, the United States Constitution is the oldest, written constitution that has continuously remained in effect in the world. It also established the first federal form of government, as well as the first system of checks and balances to prevent any one branch of government from acquiring too much power.
Thus, the many compromises of the. A constitution is a set of laws on how a country is governed. The British Constitution is unwritten in one single document, unlike the constitution in America or the proposed European Constitution, and as such, is referred to as an uncodified constitution in the sense that there is no single document that can be classed as Britain’s British Constitution can be found in a.
Complete text & audio of the U.S. constitution and its amendments. Listen and read along. INTRODUCTION The United States Constitution. The English Constitution Language: English: LoC Class: JN: Political science: Political inst.
and pub. Admin.: Europe: LoC Class: KD: Law in general, Comparative and uniform law, Jurisprudence: United Kingdom and Ireland: Subject: Great Britain -- Politics and government Subject: Constitutional history -- Great Britain Subject: Constitutional Cited by: In this video the Constitution is explained for kids.
Learn about what the Constitution contains, why it begins with "We the people" and why the Constitution is called the highest law in. There is a great difficulty in the way of a writer who attempts to sketch a living Constitution-a Constitution that is in actual work and power.
The difficulty is that the object is in constant change. An historical writer does not feel this difficulty: he deals only with the past; he can say definitely, the Constitution worked in such and such a manner in the year at which he begins, and in a 5/5(1).
The United States Constitution has served as the supreme law of the United States since taking effect in The document was written at the Philadelphia Convention and was ratified through a series of state conventions held in and Sincethe Constitution has been amended twenty-seven times; particularly important amendments include the ten amendments of the United.
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As arguments raged in mid-Victorian Britain about giving the working man the vote, and democracies overseas were pitched into despotism and civil war, Bagehot took a long, cool look at the 'dignified' and /5(18).
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