A History of Western Public Law: Between Nation and State

A History of Western Public Law: Between Nation and State

By: Bruno Aguilera-Barchet (author)Hardback

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The book outlines the historical development of Public Law and the state from ancient times to the modern day, offering an account of relevant events in parallel with a general historical background, establishing and explaining the relationships between political, religious, and economic events.

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Contents

1. Introduction.- Part I: From the City State to the Roman Empire: 2. From the Origins to the Polis.- 3. The Roman Political Model: From Res Publica to Imperium.- 4. From Territorial Power to Spiritual Rule: Christianity's Political Dimension.- Part II: The Origins of the European "Nations": 5. From the Germanic Tribes to Kingdoms.- 6. Popes vs. Emperors: The Rise and Fall of Papal Power.- 7. From Public to Private Power: Europe in the Feudal Age.- Part III: The Origin of the "European States": 8. From Kings to Monarchs: The Resurgence of Public Power in Late Medieval Europe.- 9 The Apogee of Royal Power: Absolute Monarchy (The 16th and 17th Centuries).- 10. From the Conservative King to the Reformist Monarch: The Stage of Enlightened Absolutism (18th Century).- 11. From Absolute to Limited Monarchy: The British Origins of Parliamentary Government.- Part IV: The Rise of the Nation-State: 12. From Monarchy to Representative Government: The American "Revolution".- 13. From Absolute Monarchy to Democratic Absolutism: The French Revolution.- 14. The Return of the Monarchial Principle (I): The Origins of North American Presidentialism.- 15. The Return of the Monarchial Principal (II): The French State: From Imperial Bonapartism to Republican Presidentialism.- 16. The Golden Era of Liberalism and the Apogee of the Nation-State.- 17. The Triumph of the State over the Nation: From Totalitarianism to Interventionism.- Part V: The End of the Nation-State?: 18. The Crisis of the Nation-State in the Era of European Integration.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2015
  • ISBN13: 9783319118024
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 800
  • ID: 9783319118024
  • weight: 1364
  • ISBN10: 3319118021

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