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The Political Theory of Montesquieu

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This volume comprises selections from Persian Letters (1721), Considerations on the Causes of the Romans' Greatness and Decline (1734), and The Spirit of the Laws (1748), along with a detailed introduction by the editor; it makes available in a new English translation the most significant part of Montesquieu's political, social and legal theory.

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Paperback, 1st Edition, 368 pages
Published April 29th 1977 by Cambridge University Press
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Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu, generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French social commentator and political thinker who lived during the Enlightenment. He is famous for his articulation of the theory of separation of powers, which is taken for granted in modern discussions of government and implemented in many constitutions throughout the world. He wa...more
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The Spirit of the Laws (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) The Persian Letters تأملات في تاريخ الرومان De L'esprit Des Lois, Tome 1 Montesquieu: Selected Political Writings

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