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The Constitution of the Kingdom of Norway; An Historical and. H. L. Braekstad.

The Constitution of the Kingdom of Norway; An Historical and...

Study of the Norwegian Constitution with a Complete Translation Braekstad, H.L. The Constitution of the Kingdom of Norway: An Historical and Political Survey. With a Complete Translation of the Norwegian Constitution and the Act of Union Between Norway and Sweden. Originally published: London: David Nutt, 1905. xliv, 75 pp. Reprinted 2009 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584779308; ISBN-10: 1584779306. Hardcover. New. $21.95 * Reprint of the sole edition. The Norwegian Constitution was inspired by the Declaration of Independence, the French Revolution and the Constitutions of the United States and France. Adopted on May 16, 1814, it was one of the most radically democratic constitutions ever written. With amendments, the most radical being the dissolution of the Act of Union in 1905, it remains in force today. A fine addition to collections of constitutional and comparative law, this illuminating introductory survey shows how liberal political ideas of late eighteenth century influenced European developments during the nineteenth century.

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