Imperial diet


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an assembly of all the states of the German empire.

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1) At that time it was called the Imperial Diet (Teikoku Gikai) and consisted of two Houses, the House of Peers and the House of Representatives.
In the 1660s Conring had once again become interested in the German constitution and had directed two dissertations about the imperial diet in 1666 (1666a and 1666b) and one about the "officials" of the empire, which is to say, the prince electors, in 1669.
Topics include the shifting city locations of the German Imperial Diets (Reichstags) and the shaping of the "German Nation," palaces as the sites for the display of monarchical might and control of access to the sovereign, public houses as surveillance sites in the English urban community, the spatial politics of the enclosure of the English commons, the geography of links between central authority and local landowners in medieval England, the location of printed petitions and the creation of the public sphere in the English revolution, and comparative cartography of the Swiss Confederation.

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