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New PDF release: America after Tocqueville: Democracy against Difference

By Harvey Mitchell

ISBN-10: 0521030242

ISBN-13: 9780521030243

ISBN-10: 0521812461

ISBN-13: 9780521812467

the USA after Tocqueville enhances Harvey Mitchell's earlier booklet, person selection and the constructions of historical past: Alexis de Tocqueville as Historian Reappraised (1996). This learn attracts on Democracy in the US to review the of democracy within the usa in our personal time. 3 features of Americanism tell Harvey Mitchell's ebook, and can't be separated from Tocqueville's attention of the 3 races. First, he addresses tensions within the usa among rules of equality and a political method that attempts to maintain it inside bounds. He turns to the connection among the program and the dynamics of yank capitalism. and he analyses the factors for inclusion and exclusion in American lifestyles. total, he asks if american citizens have surrendered to what Tocqueville known as the materialization of lifestyles; if that compromise capacity their abandonment in their unique non secular quest; and, in the event that they are in an effort to an intensive alienation from politics.

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