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Delolme, Jean L. (fl. 1781) The Constitution of England... [3rd edition]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03771.02 Author/Creator: Delolme, Jean L. (fl. 1781) Place Written: London Type: Book Date: 1781 Pagination: 523 p. 21.5 x 13.2 cm

Summary of Content: Jean-Louis Delolme's treatise The Constitution of England, published in multiple French and English editions, is said by R. R. Palmer to have had greater impact on pre-Revolutionary continental views of British politics, than did the Montesqieu's Spirit of the Laws (The Age of the Democratic Revolution, Princeton, 1959, 2: 145.)

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: FranceLiterature and Language ArtsGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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