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Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu

Philosopher (18-Jan-1689 — 10-Feb-1755)


John Alan Baum. Montesquieu and Social Theory. Pergamon Press. 1979. 191pp.

David Clark Cabeen. Montesquieu: A Bibliography. New York: New York Public Library. 1947. 87pp.

Paul Carrese. The Cloaking of Power: Montesquieu, Blackstone, and the Rise of Judicial Activism. University of Chicago Press. 2003. 335pp.

David W. Carrithers; Michael A. Mosher; Paul A. Rahe (editors). Montesquieu's Science of Politics: Essays on the Spirit of Laws. Rowman & Littlefield. 2001. 458pp.

John Churton Collins. Voltaire, Montesquieu and Rousseau in England. London: Eveleigh Nash. 1908. 292pp.

Peter V Conroy. Montesquieu Revisited. Twayne. 1992. 160pp.

Iris Cox. Montesquieu and the History of French Laws. Voltaire Foundation. 1983. 201pp.

Edwin Preston Dargan. The Aesthetic Doctrine of Montesquieu: Its Application in His Writings. Baltimore: J. H. Furst Company. 1907. 203pp.

Joseph Dedieu. Montesquieu: L'homme et l'oeuvre. Boivin et cie. 1943. 202pp. Language: French.

Émile Durkheim. Montesquieu and Rousseau: Forerunners of Sociology. University of Michigan Press. 1965. 155pp.

Pierre Grenaud. Montesquieu. Lettres du Monde. 1990. 341pp. Language: French.

Rebecca Kingston. Montesquieu and the Parlement of Bordeaux. Librairie Droz. 1996. 329pp.

Rebecca E. Kingston (editor). Montesquieu and His Legacy. SUNY Press. 2008. 352pp.

Diane Kollar Monticone. Montesquieu and His Reader: A Study of the Esprit Des Lois. University Press of America. 1989. 160pp.

Thomas L. Pangle. Montesquieu's Philosophy of Liberalism: A Commentary on the Spirit of the Laws. University of Chicago Press. 1973. 336pp.

Thomas L. Pangle. The Theological Basis of Liberal Modernity in Montesquieu's "Spirit of the Laws". University of Chicago Press. 2010. 208pp.

Melvin Richter. The Political Theory of Montesquieu. Cambridge University Press. 1977. 355pp.

Robert Shackleton. Montesquieu: A Critical Biography. Oxford University Press. 1961. 432pp.

Judith N. Shklar. Montesquieu. Oxford University Press. 1987. 144pp.

Albert Sorel. Translated by Melville B. Anderson; Edward Playfair Anderson. Montesquieu. A. C. McClurg and Company. 1887. 218pp.

Paul Merrill Spurlin. Montesquieu in America, 1760-1801. Louisiana State University Press. 1940. 302pp.

W. Stark. Montesquieu: Pioneer of the Sociology of Knowledge. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1960. 214pp.

Mark H. Waddicor. Montesquieu and the Philosophy of Natural Law. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1970. 217pp.


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