The Cambridge Companion to Tocqueville (Cambridge Companions by Cheryl B. Welch PDF

By Cheryl B. Welch

ISBN-10: 0521549965

ISBN-13: 9780521549967

ISBN-10: 0521840643

ISBN-13: 9780521840644

The Cambridge better half to Tocqueville features a set of severe interpretive essays by way of the world over popular students at the paintings of Alexis de Tocqueville. The essays hide Tocqueville's significant issues (liberty, equality, democracy, despotism, civil society, faith) and texts (Democracy in the US, memories, previous Regime and the Revolution, different very important studies, speeches and letters). The authors examine either Tocqueville's contributions as a theorist of contemporary democracy and his craft as a author. Collections of secondary paintings on Tocqueville have tended to fall into camps, both bringing jointly merely students from one viewpoint or self-discipline, or treating just one significant textual content. This better half transcends nationwide, ideological, disciplinary, and textual obstacles to collect the easiest in contemporary Tocqueville scholarship. The essays not just introduce Tocqueville's significant issues and texts, but in addition recommend provocative arguments that boost the sphere of Tocqueville studies.

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