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Author Ryan, Alan, 1940-

Title On Tocqueville : democracy and America / Alan Ryan.

Publication Info. New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    320.973 RYA    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 259 pages ; 19 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Liveright classics
Liveright classics.
Note "Portions previously published in On politics: a history of political thought from Herodotus to the present"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "In On Tocqueville, Alan Ryan brilliantly illuminates the observations of the French sociologist Alexis de Tocqueville, who first journeyed to the United States in 1831 and went on to catalog the unique features of the American social contract in his two-volume masterpiece, Democracy in America."--book jacket.
Subject Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859 -- Political and social views.
Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859 -- Influence.
United States -- Politics and government -- Philosophy.
ISBN 9780871407047 (hbk.) : $14.95
0871407043 (hbk.)

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