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Author Prakash, Saikrishna Bangalore, author.

Title Imperial from the beginning : the constitution of the original executive / Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash.

Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KM 112.2 G1 PRAK    DUE 28-09-19
Physical description x, 454 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-435) and index.
Contents A king, under the title of president -- English whigs, cordial in their . . . jealousies of their executive magistrate -- Constituting his highness the president -- The executive power as the active principle in all governments -- The constitutional executor of the laws -- The transaction of business with foreign nations is executive altogether -- First general and admiral of the confederacy -- The executive power of appointing, overseeing, and controlling those who execute the laws -- Not a single privilege is annexed to his character -- The combined authority of execution and legislation -- Judges as shoots from the executive stock -- Whatever requisition the president shall make and the federal duties of state executives -- The president as glorious protector of the constitution.
Subject Executive power -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Legislative power -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Presidents -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Judges -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Republicanism -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Political leadership -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Constitutional history -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 18th century.
ISBN 9780300194562 (alk. paper)
0300194560 (alk. paper)