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Tocqueville and the nature of democracy

Author: Pierre Manent
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

One of France's leading and most controversial political thinkers explores the central themes of Tocqueville's writings: the democratic revolution and the modern passion for equality.


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Named Person: Alexis de Tocqueville; Alexis de Tocqueville; Alexis de Tocqueville; Alexis de Tocqueville
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Manent
ISBN: 0847681165 9780847681167 0847681157 9780847681150 0585218706 9780585218700
OCLC Number: 33078677
Language Note: Translation of: Tocqueville et la nature de la démocratie.
Description: xviii, 148 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Harvey C. Mansfield --
Preface to the 1993 French Edition --
1. The Definition of Democracy --
2. Democracy and Aristocracy --
3. The Force of Democratic Equality --
4. The Social Power --
5. The Mildness of Democracy --
6. Democratic Man --
7. Democracy and the Nature of Man --
8. Democracy and Religion --
9. Democracy and Democratic Revolution.
Other Titles: Tocqueville et la nature de la démocratie.
Responsibility: Pierre Manent ; translated by John Waggoner ; foreword by Harvey C. Mansfield.


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A stunning intellectual achievement worthy of a place in the first circle of Tocqueville studies. . . . Pierre Manent's book illuminates the core of Tocqueville's political philosophy . . . excellent Read more...

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