House of Lords Reform: A History: Volume 1. the Origins to 1937: Proposals Deferred- Book One: The Origins to 1911- Book Two: 1911-1937

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One of the peculiarities of British history is the development of a constitution headed by the Crown and the two Houses of Parliament. This system emerged to become a balance of democracy, efficiency and moderation that became the admiration of the world. The contribution of the House of Lords to this balance is all too often overlooked. In this richly documented two-volume work, the author offers a detailed examination of the Lords' constitutional position and the predicament they faced as the Commons increasingly ...

House of Lords Reform: A History: Volume 1. the Origins to 1937: Proposals Deferred- Book One: The Origins to 1911- Book Two: 1911-1937 2011, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, Bern

ISBN-13: 9783034307499

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