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Великая хартия вольностей 1215 г.: история и современность (послесловие)

С. 213-242.
Today, Magna Carta is considered to be the starting point for the development of modern concepts of human rights and freedoms, impartial and speedy justice, the rule of law and the prohibition of arbitrary taxation. In the afterword to the essays on Magna Carta by Dmitry Petrushevsky, Associate Professor of the Higher School of Economics Dmitry Poldnikov shows the role of the Great Charter in the political history of England in modern times, as well as in the United States, and its contemporary significance, considering it as (1) a historical document, (2) a legal act, and (3) The popular stereotype ( political myth).