3 edition of Democracy in American. found in the catalog.
Democracy in American.
Alexis de Tocqueville
by Oxford University Press in London
An abridgment, first published 1946.
|Statement||Translated by Henry Reeve; edited, with an introd., by Henry Steele Commager.|
|Series||World"s classics -- 496|
|Contributions||Reeve, Henry, 1813-1895, Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxviii, 599 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||599|
Democracy in America is arguably the most perceptive and influential book ever written about American politics and society. The Library of America now presents Arthur Goldhammer's acclaimed translation in a two-volume Paperback Classics 4/4(6). Buy a cheap copy of Democracy in America book by Alexis de Tocqueville. About this book - In Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and ambitious civil servant, made a nine-month journey throughout America. The result was Free shipping over $Cited by:
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Harvey Mansfield and Delba Winthrop's new translation of Democracy in America is only the third since the original two-volume work was published in and It is a spectacular achievement, capturing the elegance, subtlety, and profundity of Tocqueville's by: Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville de Tocqueville, a young French diplomat, wrote this remarkable essay in two books based on his travels to the United States in the s.4/5.
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Originally penned in the mid-eighteenth century by Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America remains the most penetrating and astute picture of American life, politics, and morals ever written, as relevant today as when it first appeared in print nearly two hundred years ago/5(40).
Library of America, - Philosophy- pages 6Reviews Considered one of the most influential works of the 19th century, Democracy in America offers insights into American politics that still /5(6).
"Democracy in America," the first of four volumes upon "American Institutions and their Influence," was published in It was received at once by the scholars and thinkers of Europe as a profound, impartial, and entertaining exposition of the principles of popular, representative self.
Book Two: Influence Of Democracy On Progress Of Opinion in The United States De Tocqueville's Preface To The Second Part The Americans live in a democratic state of society, which has naturally suggested to them certain laws and a certain political character.
“This is a masterful account of the long arc of American democracy. Long simmering historical threats have today converged leaving our current predicament deeply perilous. We recommend this book to all citizens concerned about the fate of American democracy.” -- Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, bestselling authors of How Democracies DieAuthor: Suzanne Mettler, Robert C.
Lieberman. Forceful in ideas and unsettling in its candor, Democracy in Black is a landmark book on race in America, one that promises to spark wide discussion as we move toward the end of our first black presidency.
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Reviews: She begins her book, "Twilight Of Democracy," by describing who some of the people at that celebration were.
APPLEBAUM: I would say classical liberals, people who would've been on. Democracy in America, written by Alexis de Tocquevillebetween andis considered one of the most comprehensive and insightful books ever written about the U.S.
Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America is a work of history and political philosophy published in two volumes, the first in and the second in Tocqueville embarked on his own political career in France but is best known for his contributions to history and political philosophy.
Democracy in America, is a firsthand sociopolitical observation of the United States written by French lawyer Alexis de Tocqueville in The author documents his travels through America and contrasts his experiences with established aristocratic systems in Western Europe.
This is truly a great classic and we can all learn about democracy, but one cannot claim to be an authority on democracy in America in without knowning the Southern states of America and the vital role their people played in the creation of democracy in America/5(34).
Publisher's Summary InAlexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and civil servant, made a nine-month journey through the eastern United States. The result was Democracy in America, a monumental study of the strengths and weaknesses of the nation’s evolving politics.
The Chicago Companion to Tocqueville’s “Democracy in America” is the first book written expressly to help general readers and students alike get the most out of this seminal work. Now James T. Schleifer, an expert on Tocqueville, has provided the background and information readers need in order to understand Tocqueville’s masterwork.
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This is made possible by using thin paper which still appears to be quite durable/5(). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Democracy in America — Volume 1 by Alexis de Tocqueville - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.
Democracy in America, by Alexis de Tocqueville, translated by Gerald Bevan (Penguin Classics, £) You simply cannot find a better book about the American. Demoncracy in American is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville. Its title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in America.
In the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution that Price: $"There is an urgency to the project of repairing America’s democracy.
This book is the most important contribution so far. Powerful, comprehensive and original, it gives every American hope and a map--which is all this democracy has ever needed.".Democracy in America is a massive work that presents a number of different ideas and themes based on Tocqueville's observations of the United States in the s.
If I were to select just three points from the book, they would be: American democracy was notable for the remarkable equality in rights, condition, and opportunity for its citizens (although Tocqueville did consider how this was /5.