An Introduction to the Study of the Government of Modern States

An Introduction to the Study of the Government of Modern States
  • Engelstalig
  • 126 pagina's
  • 9780217774505
Alle productspecificaties

Samenvatting

Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: sire to constitute itself into a body politic, in order that a State may come into existence. Of this act John Quincy Adams said: This is perhaps the only instance in human history of that positive, original, social compact which speculative philosophers have imagined as the only legitimate source of government. Here was a unanimous and personal assent by all the individuals of the community to the association by which they became a nation (i. e. State).1 At the present time we have a number of striking instances where this initial step looking towards the creation of a State is being taken. In the territories formerly ruled over by Russia and Austria-Hungary various peoples having1 a common race origin are making known their desire that they shall become independent States. Of these the Finns- Poles, Czecho-Slovaks, and Jugo-Slavs are apparently on the way towards success. Whether other peoples, such as the Ukrainians, will be equally successful still remains uncertain. Few issues of the present war are more important than that of the extent to which its outcome will be the addition of new States to the commonwealth of nations. Necessity That This Desire Shall Find Actual Expression.? Though the desire on the part of a community that it shall constitute a body politic constitutes the fundamental condition that must be present if a State is to come into existence, that desire alone is not sufficient to accomplish this result: it must find expression in actual action. It is thus probably true that the people of Poland desire ardently that they shall constitute a separate body politic. The same is also probably true of other peoples. In neither case, however, does a State result. In order that a State Quoted in Goodwin's "The Pilgrim Republic," Boston, 1888. may come ...

Productspecificaties

Auteur
William Franklin Willoughby
Soort
Met illustraties
Taal
Engels
Afmetingen
7x246x189 mm
Gewicht
240,00 gram
ISBN10
0217774504
ISBN13
9780217774505

Categorieën

Reviews An Introduction to the Study of the Government of Modern States

Voor dit artikel zijn nog geen reviews.

Schrijf een review
Bindwijze: Paperback
Niet leverbaar
Wil je eenmalig een e-mail ontvangen zodra het weer leverbaar is?
Op verlanglijstje
Houd er rekening mee dat het artikel niet altijd weer terug op voorraad komt.

Anderen bekeken ook:

Bekijk de hele lijst

Vragen en antwoorden

Vragen en antwoorden worden geladen.

Recent bezochte artikelen

Naar boven