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The English Constitution
     

The English Constitution

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by Walter Bagehot
 

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In 1867, Bagehot wrote The English Constitution, a book that explored the nature of the constitution of the United Kingdom, specifically the functioning of Parliament and the British monarchy and the contrasts between British and American government. The book appeared at the same time that Parliament enacted the Reform Act of 1867, requiring Bagehot to write an

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In 1867, Bagehot wrote The English Constitution, a book that explored the nature of the constitution of the United Kingdom, specifically the functioning of Parliament and the British monarchy and the contrasts between British and American government. The book appeared at the same time that Parliament enacted the Reform Act of 1867, requiring Bagehot to write an extended introduction to the second edition, which appeared in 1872. The book became an instant classic.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014953399
Publisher:
Philtre Libre
Publication date:
07/16/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
217 KB

Meet the Author

Walter Bagehot (3 February 1826 – 24 March 1877) was a British businessman, essayist, and journalist who wrote extensively about literature, government, and economic affairs.

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The English Constitution 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A fascinating essay on the English Constitution.