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failure of constitutional emergency powers under the German Republic

Frederick Mundell Watkins

failure of constitutional emergency powers under the German Republic

by Frederick Mundell Watkins

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional history -- Germany.,
  • Germany -- Politics and government -- 1918-1933.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical note: p. [141]-144.

    Statementby Frederick Mundell Watkins.
    SeriesHarvard political studies pub. under the direction of the Dept. of government in Harvard university
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDD240 .W3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p.
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14649535M
    LC Control Number39025062

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