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GOVERNMENTS AND LAWS

EXHIBITING THE GOVERNMENTAL STRUCTURES
OF ANCIENT AND MODERN STATES, THEIR
GROWTH AND DECAY AND THE LEADING

PRINCIPLES OF THEIR LAWS

BY

STEPHEN HALEY ALLEN

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?"
Mens, et animus, et consilium et sententia civitatis, posita est in legibus.

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Copyright, 1916, by
STEPHEN HALEY ALLEN

Published August, 1916

INCETON
UNIVERSITY

PRESS

XXVI. MODERN MEXICO, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICAN

STATES.

GENERALIZATIONS-POVERTY OF HISTORY. METHODS

OF ACQUIRING AND CONFERRING POLITICAL POWER.
METHODS OF AND PRINCIPLES APPLICABLE TO THE SE-
LECTION OF PUBLIC OFFICERS. DIRECT LEGISLATION.
INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM. CHANGES IN THE FORMS
AND FUNCTIONS OF GOVERNMENTS. METHODS OF ORIGI-
NATING LAWS. PURPOSES OF LAWS AND MOTIVES
PROMPTING THEIR ENACTMENT. PUNISHMENT. TAXA-
TION. PERSONAL STATUS. FAMILY RELATIONS. LAND
LAWS. INHERITANCE. CONTRACTS. COMBINATIONS.

APPENDIX
CODE OF HAMMURABI.-Babylon.
LAWS OF XII TABLES.—Rome.
CODE OF MANU.-India.
INSTITUTES OF JUSTINIAN.
PENAL CODE OF CHINA.
CIVIL CODE OF FRANCE.
CIVIL CODE OF GERMANY.
MAGXA CHARTA.-England.
CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

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