The English Constitution [Audiobook] download free by Walter Bagehot

The English Constitution Audiobook download free by Walter Bagehot
  • Listen audiobook: The English Constitution
  • Author: Walter Bagehot
  • Release date: 2009/4/20
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780199539017
  • Rating: 9.54 of 10
  • Votes: 809
  • Review by: Nathalie Gamble
  • Review rating: 7.87 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/7
  • Duration: 3H9M30S in 256 kbps (51.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-20
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA Lossless, MPEG4, FLAC, MPEG-4 DST, MP3, WMA, WAV (compression RAR, 7Z, XZ, ARJ, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 19M48S (5.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: An ancient and ever-altering constitution is like an old man who still wears with attached fondness clothes in the fashion of his youth: what you see of him is the same; what you do not see is wholly altered.'Walter Bagehot's The English Constitution (1867) is the best account of the history and working of the British political system ever written. As arguments raged in mid-Victorian Britain about giving the working man the vote, and democracies overseas were pitched into despotism and civil war, Bagehot took a long, cool look at the 'dignified' and 'efficient' elements which made the English system the envy of the world. His analysis of the monarchy, the role of the prime minister andcabinet, and comparisons with the American presidential system are astute and timeless, and pertinent to current discussions surrounding devolution and electoral reform.Combining the wit and panache of a journalist with the wisdom of a man of letters steeped in evolutionary ideas and historical knowledge, Bagehot produced a book which is always thoughtful, often funny, and seldom dull.This edition reproduces Bagehot's original 1867 work in full, and introduces the reader to the dramatic political events that surrounded its publication. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Constitution: Government & The State, Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, British & Irish History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 8.68 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x196x10mm
  • Weight: 182g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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