Item #140945327 The Dual State: A Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship. Ernst Fraenkel, Edward Shils, Edith Lowenstein, Klaus Knorr.
The Dual State: A Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship
The Dual State: A Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship
The Dual State: A Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship

The Dual State: A Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship

New York, London, & Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1941.

First edition. xvi, 248 pp. Bound in publisher's crimson cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good, spine sunned and lettering there rubbed, tiny ding to fore edge, former owner's name and info on front free endpaper, contents otherwise unmarked, toned with age. Lacking dust jacket. Uncommon.

A classic analysis of the Nazi state by German Jewish emigree Ernst Fraenkel. His dual state model of a normative state (the entity that enforces rules and regulations) and prerogative state, "which exercises unlimited arbitrariness and violence unchecked by any legal guarantees" has been extended to many other states over the years including democracies such the USA. Item #140945327

Price: $500.00