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Bodies Politic and their Governments

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Originally published in 1915, this book contains sketches of a variety of different political organizations through history. Hammond examines the various forms of government from the first European tribes to voluntary junctions of unequal communities, and includes a tabular view of bodies politic arranged in pedigrees and their governments. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of politics.
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Overview

Originally published in 1915, this book contains sketches of a variety of different political organizations through history. Hammond examines the various forms of government from the first European tribes to voluntary junctions of unequal communities, and includes a tabular view of bodies politic arranged in pedigrees and their governments. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of politics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107639584
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 1/30/2014
  • Pages: 570
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 1.26 (d)

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Introduction; 1. European tribes; 2. The first towns in Europe; 3. Greece before 650 BC; 4. Sparta to 510 BC; 5. Simple urban peoples to 480 BC; 6. Composite urban peoples to 510 BC; 7. Sparta, Athens, and Persia, 510 BC–480 BC; 8. Comments on the Greek urban peoples, 650 BC–480 BC; 9. Hegemonies in Greece during the war against Persia, 477 BC–454 BC; 10. Athens in receipt of tribute, 454 BC–413 BC; 11. The Greek cities, 412 BC–338 BC; 12. Comments on the Greek cities and governments, 477 BC–338 BC; 13. Italian peoples to 264 BC; 14. Supremacy of the Romans in Italy, 264 BC–201 BC; 15. Rome, Italy, and the provinces, 201 BC–46 BC; 16. Comparison of Italian towns with Greek towns; 17. The empire of the Caesars; 18. Barbarian conquerors of civilised peoples; 19. Junctions of tribes, effected by compulsions; 20. Junctions of fiefs, effected by compulsion; 21. Mediaeval cities: (1) inland cities; 22. Mediaeval cities: (2) maritime cities possessing important territory outside their walls; 23. Unions of peoples: strong kingly governments; 24. Unitary nations: parliamentary governments; 25. Voluntary junctions of equal communities; 26. Voluntary junctions of unequal bodies politic; 27. Pedigrees of bodies politic; Index.
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