The English Constitution
A classic study of the British constitution, paying special attention to how Parliament and the monarchy work. The author frequently draws comparisons with the American Constitution, being generally critical of the American system of government.
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PHYSICS and PÓLITICS ; or Thoughts on the Application of the Principles of “
Natural Selection ” and “ Inheritance ” to Political Society . The above work will
form the Second Volume of “ The International Scientific Series . ” HENRY S .
... politics . It is commonly said that “ there is not a brick of the Palmerston House
standing . " The change since 1865 is a change not in one point but in a
thousand points ; it is a change not of particular details but of pervading
If there had been no Reform Act at all there would , nevertheless , have been a
great change in English politics . ... The board of directors of the political
company has a few slight changes every year , and therefore the shareholders
Most of the new politicians were men who might well have been Lord Palmerston
' s grandchildren . He came into Parliament in 1806 , they entered it after 1856 .
Such an enormous change in the age of the workers necessarily caused a great
A political country is like an American forest : you have only to cut down the old
trees , and immediately new trees come up to replace them ; the seeds were
waiting in the ground , and they began to grow as soon as the withdrawal of the
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Walter Bagehot was editor of the Economist and his name is still on the weekly page about England. This book describes the English Constitution and compares it favorably with the United States Constitution. Read full review