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eBook The Chicago Companion to Tocqueville's Democracy in America ePub

by James T. Schleifer

  • ISBN: 0226737039
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: James T. Schleifer
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press (May 4, 2012)
  • Pages: 216
  • ePub book: 1699 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1726 kb
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  • Rating: 4.7
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James T. Schleifer includes so many excellent quotations to illustrate his points that it's conceivable that this book . Excellent synopsis and structural analysis of Democracy In America.

James T. Schleifer includes so many excellent quotations to illustrate his points that it's conceivable that this book might be read tout seul, as a substitute for the real thing! I hope not. But virtually everything one needs to know about Democracy, including a taste for Tocqueville's prose, is included in this fine companion. Michael Kammen, Cornell University". Tocqueville's original work, this book and The Federalist Papers ought to be required reading by every American.

In clear and engaging prose, Schleifer explains why Democracy in America is so important, how it came to be written, and how different generations of Americans have interpreted it since its publication. He also presents indispensable insight on who Tocqueville was, his trip to America, and what he meant by equality, democracy, and liberty.

James Schleifer is widely regarded as one of the best interpreters of Alexis de Tocqueville’s thought

James Schleifer is widely regarded as one of the best interpreters of Alexis de Tocqueville’s thought. In this appropriately named ‘companion’ to Democracy in America, he provides not only a scintillating reflection on this classic book but also a unique and sure guide to the intricacies of the text itself. Olivier Zunz, University of Virginia). James T. Schleifer is emeritus dean of the library and professor of history at the College of New Rochelle and has been a visiting lecturer at Yale University and the University of Paris. He is the author of the award-winning book. He also presents indispensable insight on who Tocqueville was, his trip to America, and what he meant by equality, democracy, and liberty

De La Démocratie en Amérique (French pronunciation: ; published in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the second in 1840) is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville. Its title translates as On Democracy in America,.

De La Démocratie en Amérique (French pronunciation: ; published in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the second in 1840) is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville. Its title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in America. In the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution that he believed had been occurring over the previous several hundred years.

One of the greatest books ever to be written on the United States, Democracy in America continues to find new readers who marvel at the lasting insights Alexis de Tocqueville had into our nation and its political culture.

The book The Chicago Companion to Tocqueville’s Democracy in. .

The book The Chicago Companion to Tocqueville’s Democracy in America, James T. Schleifer is published by University of Chicago Press. One of the greatest books ever to be written on the United States, Democracy in America continues to find new readers who marvel at the lasting insights Alexis de Tocqueville had into our nation and its political culture.

Автор: Schleifer James T. Название: The Chicago Companion to Tocqueville&.Did Tocqueville change his views on America outlined in the two volumes of Democracy in America published in 1835 and 1840? If so, which of his views changed and why?

Did Tocqueville change his views on America outlined in the two volumes of Democracy in America published in 1835 and 1840? If so, which of his views changed and why?

Democracy in America. By Alexis de Tocqueville. Book One. Democracy In America. gan his studies of Democracy in America.

Democracy in America. Translator – Henry Reeve. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication. Democracy in America, Volumes One and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. It was a bold ef-fort for one who had no special training in government, or in the study of political economy, but he had the example of Lafayette in establishing the military foundation of these lib-erties, and of Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Hamilton, all of whom were young men, in building upon the Inde-pendence of the United States that wisest.

One of the greatest books ever to be written on the United States, Democracy in America continues to find new readers who marvel at the lasting insights Alexis de Tocqueville had into our nation and its political culture. The work is, however, as challenging as it is important; its arguments can be complex and subtle, and its sheer length can make it difficult for any reader, especially one coming to it for the first time, to grasp Tocqueville’s meaning. The Chicago Companion to Tocqueville’s “Democracy in America” is the first book written expressly to help general readers and students alike get the most out of this seminal work.Now James T. Schleifer, an expert on Tocqueville, has provided the background and information readers need in order to understand Tocqueville’s masterwork. In clear and engaging prose, Schleifer explains why Democracy in America is so important, how it came to be written, and how different generations of Americans have interpreted it since its publication. He also presents indispensable insight on who Tocqueville was, his trip to America, and what he meant by equality, democracy, and liberty. Drawing upon his intimate knowledge of Tocqueville’s papers and manuscripts, Schleifer reveals how Tocqueville’s ideas took shape and changed even in the course of writing the book. At the same time, Schleifer provides a detailed glossary of key terms and key passages, all accompanied by generous citations to the relevant pages in the University of Chicago Press Mansfield/Winthrop translation. The Chicago Companion will serve generations of readers as an essential guide to both the man and his work.

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Conjulhala Conjulhala
Very helpful commentary. Highly recommended
Acrobat Acrobat
Great book, sent securely wrapped, in great condition just as described.
Moogugore Moogugore
Excellent synopsis and structural analysis of Democracy In America. Tocqueville's original work, this book and The Federalist Papers ought to be required reading by every American.
Fegelv Fegelv
This a wonderful companion to "Democracy in America: In Two Volumes translated by James Schleifer