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The French Philosopher Who Shaped Modern Govermnent

Montesquieu( )
Author: Gordon, Susan
Series title:Philosophers of the Enlightenment Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2005
Publisher:Rosen Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $38.10
Book Description:

The theory of separation of powers was cited by thewriters of the U.S. Constitution as the basis for theirdecision to divide the government into separate executive, legislative, and judicial branches. Considered by many as the most lasting contribution to modern government, this theory was born in the mind and works of Montesquieu. Using an abundance of primary source images and sidebars, this fascinating book details the life and times of a significant theorist.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Political
History / Modern / 18Th Century
History / Europe / France
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.9 x 9.88 x 0.55 Inches
Book Weight:1.09 Pounds

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