Constitutions And The Classics: Patterns Of Constitutional Thought From Fortescue To Bentham

Constitutions And The Classics: Patterns Of Constitutional Thought From Fortescue To Bentham

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 019871498
  • ISBN 13: 9780198714989


Overview

This book examines the constitutional theory of a selection of authors from the fifteenth century to the early nineteenth. Focusing on major political and theorists whose work on constitutional theory has been neglected, the volume unearths an untold story of the development of constitutional thought in the context of broader political thought. Authors discussed include Fortescue, Coke, Sorell, Locke, Harrington, Hume, Blackstone, Bentham, Montesquieu, Rousseau,l'abbé de Sieyès, de Maistre, Madison, Hamilton, Jefferson, Adams, Paine, and the Levellers. The contributors to this volume come from a variety of academic backgrounds: law, history, andpolitical theory and the essays reflect the different disciplinary perspectives.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press,
  • Language: Eng English
  • Edition: 1