|Other titles||A digest of the British constitution|
|Statement||compiled and arranged for the use of schools and private families by John George Bridges.|
|Contributions||Bridges, John George, d. 1841.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 microfiches (66 fr.).|
|Number of Pages||66|
The constitution of the United Kingdom is the system of rules that shapes the political governance of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern UK constitution is not contained in a single code, but principles have emerged over the centuries from statute, case law, political conventions and social consensus. The British Constitution is neither a reference book nor a textbook. Like Bagehot's classic, it is written with wit and mordant humor-by someone who is a journalist and political commentator as well as a distinguished academic. The author maintains that, while the new British constitution is a mess, there is no going back now/5(4). The British Constitution is accepted, in England at least, as the symbol for soundness and reliability: and yet its unwritten mysteries and its practical resilience are the despair of theorists. It is as unexpected as a person, and seems to be defined only by the fact that it lives and works. This book, then, might be described as a biography by one who has a first-hand . Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *.
The book by Loughlin, entitled The British Constitution, begins by begging the question of what is a constitution. This is a timely and challenging book. The author does a splendid job of addressing the somewhat amorphous idea of a British Constitution within the execution of its long held principles in its Government by: 8. In admirably clear prose, Anthony King presents his thesis directly in the opening pages: while the British constitution evolved slowly for hundreds of years, that continuity has in recent years been broken by the latest wave of changes in the late s/5. The British Constitution is neither a reference book nor a textbook. Like Bagehot's classic, it iswritten with wit and mordant humour - by someone who is a journalist and political commentator as well as a distinguished academic. The author maintains that, although the new British constitution is a mess, there is no going back now. For the past 10 years, I have been teaching a seminar at Georgetown entitled, Recent Books on the Constitution, in which the students spend two weeks reading each of books, which I have Author: Randy Barnett.
Great deals on Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items! The UK has no written constitution. Nor does England have a constitution, neither written nor formulated. The United Kingdom is one of the few countries of the world that does not have a written constitution: it just has what is known as an "uncodified constitution". Thus the only "British Constitution" that exists is a set of rules and. THE BRITISHCONSTITUTION BYTHELATE AMOSDEAN,LL.D., ProfessorintheAlbanyLawSchool. Author of"HistoryCivilization,""CommercialLaw,"Etc. ROCHESTER,N.Y. lawyers'co. Unlike most modern states, Britain does not have a codified constitution but an unwritten one formed of Acts of Parliament, court judgments and conventions. Professor Robert Blackburn explains this system, including Magna Carta’s place within it, and asks whether the UK should now have a written constitution.