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Tocqueville : a very short introduction /

"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 it...

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Main Author: Mansfield, Harvey Claflin, 1932-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
Series: Very short introductions.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : a new kind of liberal
  • Tocqueville's democratic providence
  • Tocqueville's praise of democracy
  • Informal democracy
  • Democratic despotism
  • Rational administration
  • Tocqueville's pride.