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Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859.
Democracy in America.
New York, A.A. Knopf, 1945
(OCoLC)564675031
Online version:
Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859.
Democracy in America.
New York, A.A. Knopf, 1945
(OCoLC)575226310
Online version:
Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859.
Democracy in America.
New York, A.A. Knopf, 1945
(OCoLC)607074509
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexis de Tocqueville; Phillips Bradley; Henry Reeve; Francis Bowen; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0394421868 9780394421865
OCLC Number: 498175
Notes: Includes reproductions of title-pages of earlier editions.
"First Borzoi edition."
Description: 2 volumes 22 cm.
Contents: Vol. 1: Exterior form of North America --
Origin of the Anglo-Americans, and importance of this origin in relation to their future condition --
Social condition of the Anglo-Americans --
The principle of the sovereignty of the people of America --
Necessity of examining the condition of the States before that of the Union at large --
Judicial power in the United States, and its influence of political society --
Political jurisdiction in the United States --
The Federal Constitution --
How it can be strictly said that the people govern in the United States --
Parties in the United States --
Liberty of the press in the United States --
Political associations in the United States --
Government of the democracy in America --
What are the real advantages which American society derives from a democratic government --
Unlimited power of the majority in the United States, and its consequences --
Causes which mitigate the tyranny of the majority in the United States --
Principal causes which tend to maintain the democratic republic in the United States --
The present and probable future condition of the three races that inhabit the territory of the United States. Vol. 2: Influence of democracy on the action of intellect in the United States --
Influence of democracy on the feelings of the Americans --
Influence of democracy on manners properly so called --
Influence of democratic ideas and feelings on political society.
Series Title: Vintage classics.
Other Titles: De la démocratie en Amérique.
Responsibility: by Alexis de Tocqueville. The Henry Reeve text as revised by Francis Bowen, now further corrected and edited with introduction, editorial notes, and bibliographies by Phillips Bradley; foreword by Harold J. Laski.

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