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Magna Carta

Author : Zbigniew Rau
ISBN : 9781317278580
Genre : History
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To mark the 800th anniversary of the ratification of the Magna Carta by King John at Runnymede, Magna Carta provides the central European perspectives on this monumental document and its impact on the political and legal experiences of freedom, from the medieval period to the present day. The volume gives rise to a discussion about the legacy of the Magna Carta as one of the fundamental elements of European identity. Supported by previously untranslated sources at the end of each chapter, the team of contributors consider the lasting legacy of Magna Carta in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland and Lithuania. The authors present the successful attempts to limit royal power by law while protecting the priveleges of the nobility carried out throughout the region from the thirteenth to eighteenth centuries. Each chapter considers the historical and political contexts behind these efforts, the processes by which political and legal institutions were subsequently formed and finally examines the legacy of those institutions which are today found in constitutional identities, constitutional arrangements and political projects across Central Europe. A preface by Robert Blackburn draws the collection together, highlighting the continued universal significance of the Magna Carta. This original title will enable students and academics alike to see for themselves the reverberations the Magna Carta caused in medieval Europe and beyond from a fresh and unusual perspective.

Magna Carta And New Zealand

Author : Stephen Winter
ISBN : 9783319584393
Genre : History
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This volume is the first to explore the vibrant history of Magna Carta in Aotearoa New Zealand’s legal, political and popular culture. Readers will benefit from in-depth analyses of the Charter’s reception along with explorations of its roles in regard to larger constitutional themes. The common thread that binds the collection together is its exploration of what the adoption of a medieval charter as part of New Zealand’s constitutional arrangements has meant – and might mean – for a Pacific nation whose identity remains in flux. The contributions to this volume are grouped around three topics: remembrance and memorialization of Magna Carta; the reception of the Charter by both Māori and non-Māori between 1840 and 2015; and reflection on the roles that the Charter may yet play in future constitutional debate. This collection provides evidence of the enduring attraction of Magna Carta, and its importance as a platform of constitutional aspiration.

La Voix Du Peuple Une Histoire Des Assembl Es Au Moyen Ge

Author : Michel Hébert
ISBN : 9782130816263
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Bien avant l’émergence de l’idée démocratique, les grandes assemblées de l’Europe médiévale sont le laboratoire de techniques de représentation qui donnent voix au peuple. Ces assemblées territoriales, qu’elles se nomment parlements, états généraux, cortes ou diètes, sont au fondement d’une représentation politique de type parlementaire, constitutive de l’État moderne et ancêtre des régimes démocratiques contemporains. Fondée sur l’exigence d’un consentement du peuple au prélèvement fiscal ou à la réformation du droit, cette représentation institue, dans chaque royaume ou principauté, des instances médiatrices entre des sociétés politiques en pleine émergence et des princes dont la souveraineté n’a encore rien d’absolu. Le présent ouvrage s’intéresse à la fois aux idées des théologiens, des philosophes et des juristes, ainsi qu’aux pratiques cérémonielles de la convocation et de la célébration de ces assemblées, mettant en lumière la façon dont naissent les peuples à travers leur représentation.

Begriffskonflikte In Der Internationalen Politik

Author : Christina Ruta
ISBN : 9783899718966
Genre : Political Science
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Competing conceptions of the world lead to dissension, among people as well as among states. Is it at all possible to rationally deal with controversies involving different world views and language systems? Or do conceptual conflicts, i.e. logical semantic communication problems, prevent any form of agreement? After all, it is not a question of answering a question with yes or no; there is even disagreement as to the formulation of an issue over the adequate presentation of the points of view, the structuring of communication processes and the interpretation and use of terminology. Do conceptual conflicts arising out of ideological differences between two states also prevent the settlement of political differences? This topic is discussed on the basis of the controversy between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the US a highly volatile example of a controversy in which the representatives of differing ideologies, religions or cultures stand in opposition to each other. German text.

Regions Apart

Author : Edward G. Grabb
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114273720
Genre : History
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Regions Apart: The Four Societies of Canada and the United States provides a valuable comparison between the two countries. Recognizing the inevitability of the comparison, at least for Canadians, the authors seek to explore the myths about the historical development of the two nations and to provide their own divergent interpretation. Their view of the historical development of the two countries has two key elements: they argue that the original American colonies and English Canada were very similiar societies and they argue that the differences that emerged as the countries developed resulted from internal divisions in each country--between English and French Cqanada and between the American North and South--and not simply in the rupture of the American Revolution.

Self Culture

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Gesetzgebung In Europa 1100 1500

Author : Armin Wolf
ISBN : 3406405428
Genre : Constitutional history
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Public Papers Of The Presidents Of The United States

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Public Papers Of The Presidents Of The United States George W Bush

Author : United States. President (2001-2009 : Bush)
ISBN : STANFORD:36105129081340
Genre : Presidents
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Die Federalist Papers

Author : Alexander Hamilton
ISBN : 3406547540
Genre : Constitutional history
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