Realities of Representation

State Building in Early Modern Europe and European America

  • Maija Jansson

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About this book


This book offers an examination of the idea of representation and the institutional realities that shaped it in early modern Europe and European America. Contributors demonstrate how a country's history, society, and national experience dictate how representation is realized in political institutions, including parliaments, riksdags and reichstags.


Britain empire Europe Germany governance government history Institution parliament reform seventeenth century

Editors and affiliations

  • Maija Jansson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of HistoryYale Center for Parliamentary HistoryYaleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2007
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-53601-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-60365-3
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