The Ideal of Parliament in Europe since 1800

M.W.F. van der Steen (Editor), Henk Velde, te (Editor), Remieg Aerts (Editor), Carla Baalen, van (Editor), Marie-Luise Recker (Editor), Jens Späth, Andreas Schulz, Joop Van den Berg, Zloch Stephanie, Marnix Beyen, Cieger András, Wim Jong, de, Jure Gasparic, Adéla Gjuricová, Kálmán Póczá, Thomas Raithel

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The edited collection explores the perceptions and memories of parliamentarianism accross Europe, examining the complex ideal of parliament since 1800. Parliament has become the key institution in modern democracy, and the chapters present the evolution of the ideal of parliamentary representation and government, and discuss the reception and value of parliament as an institution.
Examining the history of parliament through concepts and ideals, this book traces a transnational, European exchange of models, routines and discourse.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages279
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-27705-5
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-27704-8
Publication statusPublished - 20 Dec 2019

Publication series

NamePalgrave studies in political history
PublisherPalgrave macmillan


  • Parliament
  • Political History
  • European History


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