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GOVERNMENTS AND LAW

EXHIBITING THE GOVERNMENTAL STRUCTURES
OF ANCIENT AND MODERN STATES, THEIR
GROWTH AND DECAY AND THE LEADING

PRINCIPLES OF THEIR LAWS

BY

STEPHEN HALEY ALLEN

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
Mens, et animus, et consilium et sententia civitatis, posita est in legibus.

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VOL. I
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PRIN ETON UNIVERSITY PRESS

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XXVI. MODERN MEXICO, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICAN

STATES.

GENERALIZATIONS.POVERTY OF HISTORY. METHODS

OF ACQUIRING AND CONFERRING POLITICAL POWER.
METHODS AND PRINCIPLES APPLICABLE TO THE SE-
LECTION OF PUBLIC OFFICERS. DIRECT LEGISLATION.
INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM. CHANGES IN THE Forms
AND FUNCTIONS OF GOVERNMENTS. MODERN EUROPEAN
CONSTITUTIONS. METHODS OF ORIGINATING LAWS.
PURPOSES OF LAWS AND MOTIVES PROMPTING THEIR
ENACTMENT.
PUNISHMENT.

TAXATION. . PERSONAL
STATUS. FAMILY RELATIONS. LAND LAWS. INHERI-
TANCE.

CONTRACTS. COMBINATIONS. THE NECESSITY
FOR AND VALUE OF HUMAN LAWS. VOLUNTARY OB-
SERVANCE AND GOVERNMENTAL ENFORCEMENT OF LAWS.

APPENDIX
CODE OF HAM MURABI.-Babylon.
LAWS OF XII TABLES.—Rome.
CODE OF MANU.--India.
ASSYRIAN LAW Code.
INSTITUTES OF JUSTINIAN.
PENAL CODE OF CHINA.
CIVIL CODE OF FRANCE.
CIVIL CODE OF GERMANY.
MAGNA CHARTA.—England.
CONSTITUTION OF POLAND.
CONSTITUTION OF CZECHO-SLOVAKIA.
CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
CONSTITUTION OF THE GERMAN REPUBLIC.

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