The German Parliament

The German Parliament

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This book traces the development of German parliamentary democracy from its beginnings in 1848, investigating the collapse of the Weimar Republic and the new start after 1945, continuing to the present day.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 147 x 211 x 25.4mm | 1,474.18g
  • Verlag Barbara Budrich
  • Leverkusen, Germany
  • English
  • 5
  • with many colour and black-and-white photographs
  • 3866499345
  • 9783866499348

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What a beautiful book, marvellous pictures which take you through the time periods. -- Bob Reinalda The beautifully crafted and richly illustrated volume, The German Parliament, is a must-have for lovers of books everywhere and for anyone interested in the amazing story of the long and twisted road Germany travelled to become the exemplary parliamentary democracy that it is today. -- Ursula J. van Beek In this mix of political science and political, architectural, and cultural history, five extended essays discuss the parliamentary ideal and parliamentarianism in Germany... The presentation features attractive page design and abundant illustrations, including generous-size photos of people and places, past and present. Reference & Research Book Newsshow more