Poole, Thomas

Reason of state : law, prerogative and empire / Thomas Poole. - 302 pages ; 23 cm - Cambridge studies in constitutional law ; 14 .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Safety of the People : From Prerogative to Reason of State -- Prerogative in Early-Modern State Theory -- Republican Principles of State and Empire -- Jealousy of Trade : Reason of State and Commercial Empire -- Reason of State in the First Age of Global Imperialism -- Reason of State and the Legislating Empire -- War, Law, and the Modern State -- Rights, Risk, and Reason of State.

9781107461741 (paperback) 9781107089891 (hardback)


Reason of state
Economic policy
Constitutional law
Constitutional history


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