Tocqueville

A study of the thought and works of Alexis de Tocqueville written by one of the premier political scientists of our time.

Tocqueville

A study of the thought and works of Alexis de Tocqueville written by one of the premier political scientists of our time. Exploring his observations of contemporary democratic politics and his predictions for the triumph and pitfalls of democracy in the future, the volume features the new liberalism of Tocqueville's masterpiece, Democracy in America.

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Tocqueville
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Harvey Mansfield
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-24 - Publisher: OUP USA

A study of the thought and works of Alexis de Tocqueville written by one of the premier political scientists of our time. Exploring his observations of contemporary democratic politics and his predictions for the triumph and pitfalls of democracy in the future, the volume features the new liberalism of Tocqueville's
Democracy: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 130
Authors: Bernard Crick
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-10-10 - Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

No political concept is more used, and misused, than that of democracy. Looking at key case studies, this explores the history of the doctrine and practice of democracy, and of the usages and practices associated with it in the modern world.
Tocqueville: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Harvey C. Mansfield
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

No one has ever described American democracy with more accurate insight or more profoundly than Alexis de Tocqueville. After meeting with Americans on extensive travels in the United States, and intense study of documents and authorities, he authored the landmark Democracy in America, publishing its two volumes in 1835 and
Lincoln: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Allen C. Guelzo
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-26 - Publisher: OUP USA

The award-winning Lincoln authority Allen C. Guelzo offers here a penetrating look into the mind of one of our greatest presidents. The author takes us on a wide-ranging exploration of seven problems that confronted Lincoln, setting these problems and Lincoln's responses against the larger world of trans-Atlantic liberal democracy in
Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Timothy Beal
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-07-29 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

It's hard to think of a single aspect of American culture, past or present, in which religion has not played a major role. The roles religion plays, moreover, become more bewilderingly complex and diverse every day. For all those who want--whether out of curiosity, necessity, or civic duty--a vivid picture