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Democracy in America

Author: Alexis de Tocqueville; Arthur Goldhammer
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2004.
Series: Library of America, 147.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This book] describes the unprecedented "equality of conditions" [the author] found in the United States during his visit in 1831-32, and provides enduring insight into the political consequences of widespread property ownership, the potential dangers to liberty inherent in majority rule, the importance of civil institutions in an individualistic culture dominated by the pursuit of material self-interest, and the  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Alexis de Tocqueville; Arthur Goldhammer
OCLC Number: 54860722
Notes: Originally published: New York : Library of America, c2004.
Description: 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Outward configuration of North America; On the point of departure and its importance for the future of the Anglo-Americans; Social state of the Anglo-Americans; On the principle of popular sovereignty in America; On judicial power in the United States and its effect on political society; On political judgment in the United States; On the federal constitution; Parties in the United States; On political association in the United States; On that which tempers the tyranny of the majority in the United States --
Influence of democracy on the evolution of the American intellect --
Influence of democracy on the sentiments of the Americans --
Influence of democracy on mores properly so-called --
On the influence that democratic ideas and sentiments exert on political society.
Series Title: Library of America, 147.
Other Titles: De la démocratie en Amérique.
Responsibility: Alexis de Tocqueville ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer.

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[This book] describes the unprecedented "equality of conditions" [the author] found in the United States during his visit in 1831-32, and provides enduring insight into the political consequences of widespread property ownership, the potential dangers to liberty inherent in majority rule, the importance of civil institutions in an individualistic culture dominated by the pursuit of material self-interest, and the vital role of religion in American life.-Dust jacket.

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