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Published: 13 April 2017

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780198716204

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The Dual State

A Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship

Ernst Fraenkel
E.A. Shills and Introduction by by Jens Meierhenrich

  • Highly influential work on the legal origins of democracy and dictatorship
  • The only legal analysis of the powers of the Nazi dictatorship prepared from within the regime
  • Republication makes this classic work available to a wide audience once again
  • Includes Fraenkel's 1974 German introduction to the work, never before published in English, and a new introduction by Dr Jens Meierhenrich, assessing the impact and legacy of this important work