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Six books of the commonwealth
Bodin, Jean

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Six books of the commonwealth
Jean Bodin ; abridged and translated by M.J. Tooley

Published 2009 by Seven Treasures Publications in [Lexington, Kentucky] .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Biographical sketch
The argument of the six books of the commonwealth
Translator's note
Bibliographical note
The final end of the well-ordered commonwealth
Concerning the family
Concerning the citizen
Concerning sovereignty
Concerning feudatory and tributary princes
The true attributes of sovereignty
Footnotes
Of the different kinds of commonwealth
Concerning despotic monarchy
Concerning royal monarchy
Concerning the aristocratic state
Concerning popular states
The council
Officers of state and holders of commissions
The magistrate
Concerning corporate associations, guilds, estates, and communities
Footnotes
The rise and fall of commonwealths
That changes of government and changes in law should not be sudden
Whether the tenure of office in the commonwealth should he [sic] permanent
Whether the prince should render justice to his subjects in person
How seditions may be avoided
Footnotes
The order to be observed in adapting the form of the commonwealth to divers conditions of men, and the means of determining their dispositions
How to prevent those disorders which spring from excessive wealth and excessive poverty
concerning rewards and punishments
Whether it is expedient to arm subjects, fortify, and organize for war
The keeping of treaties and alliances between princes
Footnotes
The census and the censorship
The revenues
A comparison of the three legitimate types of commonwealth, popular, aristocratic, and monarchical, concluding in favour of monarchy
That in a royal monarchy succession should not be by election nor in the female line, but by hereditary succession in the male line
Concerning distributive, commutative, and harmonic justices, and their relation to the aristocratic, popular and monarchical states
Footnotes.

Edition Notes

"Reprint of the 1955 edition."

"Translation of Les six livres de la re publique."

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
320.1

The Physical Object

Pagination
252 p. ;
Number of pages
252

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25566603M
Internet Archive
sixbookscommonwe00bodi
ISBN 10
1438288700
ISBN 13
9781438288703
OCLC/WorldCat
650849658

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