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The spectre of democracy : the rise of modern democracy as seen by its critics

Author: Michael Levin
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines the arguments that the democratic movement has had to overcome. A history of franchise extension in the USA, France, Germany and the United Kingdom provides the context for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Levin
ISBN: 0333558308 9780333558300
OCLC Number: 59901243
Description: xii, 249 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1 Facts and theories: the legislative background; the case against democracy. Part 2 Thinkers: John Adams; G.W.F.Hegel; Alexis de Tocqueville; Thomas Carlyle. Part 3 Democracy and discrimination: "beings of an inferior order" - the ideology of black subordination in the USA; "exalted by their inferiority" - on the subjection of women.
Responsibility: Michael Levin.

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