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Borrowing Constitutional Designs

Constitutional Law in Weimar Germany and the French Fifth Republic
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Princeton University Press
Constitutional & administrative law, Jurisprudence & General Issues, Inter-war period, 1918-1939, Political Process - General, Democracy, Political Science, Politics / Current Events, Politics/International Relations, France, Germany, Constitutional, Constitutions, Constitution: government & the state, European History, Law, Political Science / Constitutions, Political Science and International Relations, Europe - General, Constitutional history, Executive
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ISBN 100691123454
ISBN 139780691123455

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