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Democracy in America

Author: Alexis de Tocqueville; Henry Reeve; Bruce Frohnen
Publisher: Washington, DC : Regnery ; Lanham, MD : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, ©2002.
Series: Conservative leadership series, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The only contemporaneous translation of Toqueville's work into English... [Tocqueville's] two-volume work (published in 1835 and 1840) became the best description ever written of the fledgling republic's political culture and of democracy in general... The book is a renewed, eminently readable invitation to join a conversation already more than 165 years old but still vital to the right ordering and thus  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexis de Tocqueville; Henry Reeve; Bruce Frohnen
ISBN: 089526160X 9780895261601
OCLC Number: 52253767
Notes: Originally published: London : Longmans, Green, and Co., 1889.
Description: xliii, 703 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Exterior form of North America --
Social condition of the Anglo-Americans --
Principle of the sovereignty of the people in America --
Necessity of examining the condition of the states before that of the union at large --
Public spirit of the townships of New England --
Judicial power in the United Sates, and its influence on political society --
Political jurisdiction in the United States --
The federal constitution --
Why thepoeple may strictly be said to govern in the United States --
Parties in the United States --
Liberty of the press in the United States --
Government of the democracy in America --
Charges levied by the state under the rule of the American democracy --
What the real advantages are which American society derives from the government of the democracy --
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 which inhabit the territory of the United States.
Series Title: Conservative leadership series, 10.
Other Titles: De la démocratie en Amérique.
Responsibility: by Alexis de Tocqueville ; translated with a preface and introductory notice by Henry Reeve ; edited by Bruce Frohnen.

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"The only contemporaneous translation of Toqueville's work into English... [Tocqueville's] two-volume work (published in 1835 and 1840) became the best description ever written of the fledgling republic's political culture and of democracy in general... The book is a renewed, eminently readable invitation to join a conversation already more than 165 years old but still vital to the right ordering and thus continuance of the American republic"--from jacket flaps.

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