SPIRIT OF LAWS TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH. WITH CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS COMMUNICATED BY THE AUTHOR
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Published: Dublin; Printed for G. and A. Ewing and G. Faulk; 1751. Reprinted in 2006.
Reprint of the first Dublin edition which followed thefirst English edition by one year. One of the landmarkworks of the eighteenth century, De L'Espirit des Lois hadan immeasurable influence on jurisprudence and politicalthought, especially in the Americas. It containedprovocative and wide-ranging ideas on the sociology of law,the separation of political powers and the need for checkson a powerful executive office. First published in Genevain 1748, it remains one of the most significant studies ofpolitical and legal theory ever written.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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