A history of western public law : between nation and state / Bruno Aguilera-Barchet ; with the collaboration of M.I. Fajardo, Ph.D. Librarian, University of Granada.
Cham : Springer, 2015.
xxv, 775 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
From the origins to the polis The Roman political model : from res publica to imperium From territorial power to spiritual rule : Christianity's political dimension From the Germanic tribes to kingdoms Popes vs. emperors : the rise and fall of papal power From public to private power : Europe in the feudal age From kings to monarchs : the resurgence of public power in late medieval Europe The apogee of royal power : absolute monarchy (the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries) From the conservative king to the reformist monarch : the stage of enlightened absolutism (eighteenth century) From absolute to limited monarchy : the British origins of parliamentary government From monarchy to representative government : the American "Revolution" From absolute monarchy to democratic absolutism : the French Revolution The return of the monarchial principle (I) : the origins of North American presidentialism The return of the monarchical principle (II) : the French state, from imperial Bonapartism to Republican presidentialism The golden era of liberalism and the apogee of the nation-state The triumph of the state over the nation : from totalitarianism to interventionism The crisis of the nation-state in the era of European integration.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
K3150 .A48 2015
9783319118024 print 9783319118031 eBook 331911803X eBook 3319118021