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MONTESQUIEU, Charles-Louis de
1777 Spirit of the Laws Montesquieu Political Government USA Democracy LAW 2v
1777 Spirit of the Laws Montesquieu Political Government USA Democracy LAW 2v “Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.” Montesquieu, The Spirit of the Laws Charles-Louis de Montesquieu’s ‘Spirit of the Laws’ is one of the most famous treaties ever written, especially on political theory. This work was so influential that world leaders such as Catherine the Great and the United States founding fathers applied the methods taught in this book to their culture’s future. This famed work found itself on the infamous ‘Prohibited Book Index’ in 1751 even though it was well-respected and well-read around the world. Montesquieu lists a few major points in his work; points that have resonated with government for centuries. These include: • Separation of power • Liberty and democracy are one in the same • The point of civil and criminal law is to ensure personal security • Qualities and flaws of governmental types This rare two-volume edition is in English and published by Crowder Item number: #4329 Price: $599 MONTESQUIEU, Charles-Louis de The spirit of laws London : Printed for S Crowder, C. Ware, and T. Payne, 1777. Eleventh edition. Details: • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes o Vol 1 – xx, 334, [1 blank] o Vol 2 – xii, 385, [1], [1 blank] • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate o Alexander Stuart of Inchbreck • Language: English • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Size: ~7in X 4.25in (17.5cm x 11cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without r … [Click Below for Full Description]
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