Constitutional Documents of Denmark, Norway and Sweden 1809-1849
The Constitutional Documents ofDenmark , Norway and Sweden is published as volume six of the Europe Part of the series Constitutions of the World from the late 18th Century to the Middle of the 19th Century. This volume contains 32 of the most important constitutional documents from these three countries. The historian Thomas Riis has edited the three Danish constitutional texts from the period 1831 to 1849 included in this volume: the Anordning angaaende Provindsial-Staenders indforelse i Danmark (1831), the Verfassungsentwurf fur Danemark, Schleswig und Holstein (1848) and Danmarks Riges Grundlov (1849). A total of six constitutional documents were published in Norway during the relevant period, and each has been edited and annotated here by the jurist Dag Michalsen . Central to these documents are the two constitutions called Kongeriget Norges Grundlov from the year 1814 and the Rigs-Act of 1815, which have been edited along with their corresponding amendments. The Swedish section of the volume is edited by Magnus Isberg , research assistant at the Swedish parliament, and contains six constitutional texts; namely, the Regerings-Form of 1809, the Riksdags-Ordning of 1810, and both the first and second Successions-Ordning (1809/10) and Tryckfrihets-Foerordning (1810/12), as well as the corresponding amendments to all of them up to 1844.