Alexis de Tocqueville /

"Alexis de Tocqueville was the author of two masterpieces, Democracry in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution. In this volume, Alan S. Kahan, one of the world's leading authorities on Tocqueville's work, presents an accessible and rigorous account of the French author's...

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Main Author: Kahan, Alan S.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Continuum, ©2010.
Series:Major conservative and libertarian thinkers ; v. 7.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:"Alexis de Tocqueville was the author of two masterpieces, Democracry in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution. In this volume, Alan S. Kahan, one of the world's leading authorities on Tocqueville's work, presents an accessible and rigorous account of the French author's ideas set in the context of his life and times. It sets out the essential tensions and ambiguities in Tocqueville's thought and analyzes the idea that made him such a compelling and insightful thinker."--Bloomsbury Publishing
Physical Description:1 online resource (ix, 151 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-146) and index.
ISBN:9781441176998
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