Political Tactics

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CONTENTS
SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONSxi
EDITORIAL INTRODUCTIONxiii
PREFACE1
DISCOURS PRÉLIMINAIRE5
POLITICAL TACTICS13
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS15
§1. General view of the subject15
§2. Ends that ought to be kept in view in a code of regulations relative to this head17
§3. Of Political Bodies in general20
§4. Of Permanent Bodies22
§5. Division of the Legislative Body into two assemblies24
CHAPTER II. OF PUBLICITY29
§1. Reasons for Publicity29
§2. Objections to Publicity34
§3. Objects to which Publicity ought to extend38
§4. Exceptions to the rule of Publicity39
§5. Means of Publicity39
§6. State of things in England41
CHAPTER III. OF THE PLACE OF MEETING AND ITS DEPENDENCIES44
§1. Of the Building suitable for a numerous assembly44
§2. Table of Motions45
§3. Description of a Table of Motions 49
§4. On a Table of Regulations 50
CHAPTER IV. OF WHAT CONCERNS THE MEMBERS PRESENT AT A LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY 51
§1. Of the utility of a Distinctive Dress for Members51
§2. Of the manner of placing the Members, and of a Rostrum for the Orators52
§3. Of the hours of business, fixed or free55

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