A book of constitutional theory as precisely delineated as Myers' volume is a rare and happy find. And Myers' narrative moves pretty briskly, only occasionally bogging the reader down in the scope of developments he has to survey.
A book of constitutional theory as precisely delineated as Myers' volume is a rare and happy find. Plus, it's generously illustrated, and that makes it hard to put down once you've started reading.
Less than 150 pages a good chunk of which were illustrated. So really this is an extended essay on a broad topic - Parliaments and Estates in Europe, covering a broad period period of time from the medieval period to the nineteenth century. Early on Myers states that Among the misconceptions about the old parliaments of Europe are the notions that representative assemblies on the convenient of Europe were rare, transient, narrow in basis, and weak in power. All these suppositions A short book.
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Find sources: "Estates General" France – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (May 2009). Opening of the Estates General on May 5, 1789 in the Grands Salles des Menus-Plaisirs in Versailles. It had no true power in its own right-unlike the English parliament it was not required to approve royal taxation or legislation-instead it functioned as an advisory body to the king, primarily by presenting petitions from the various estates and consulting on fiscal policy.
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