Achievements: Constitutionalism in the Age of the Modern Revolutions

  • Andrea Buratti


In the first chapter, I introduced the theoretical roots of the doctrine of constitutionalism, and their mutual overlap and cross-fertilization paths. The revolutions of the Modern Age in Europe and North America (England 1689, North America 1776, France 1789) were the occasions for deepening the claims of constitutionalism, for linking this doctrine to other compelling social and political claims, and for establishing a legal framework consistent with all of them. Therefore, the three revolutions of the Modern Age represent the foundation of the western constitutional experience, boosting the transformation of political structures and the adoption of written constitutions and declarations of rights.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Buratti
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  1. 1.School of LawUniversity of Rome Tor VergataRomeItaly

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