Tocqueville and His America: A Darker Horizon

Tocqueville and His America A Darker Horizon Arthur Kaledin s groundbreaking book on Alexis de Tocqueville offers an original combination of biography character study and wide ranging analysis of Tocqueville s Democracy in America bringing ne

  • Title: Tocqueville and His America: A Darker Horizon
  • Author: Arthur D. Kaledin
  • ISBN: 9780300119312
  • Page: 466
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Arthur Kaledin s groundbreaking book on Alexis de Tocqueville offers an original combination of biography, character study, and wide ranging analysis of Tocqueville s Democracy in America, bringing new light to that classic work The author examines the relation between Tocqueville s complicated inner life, his self imagination, and his moral thought, and the meaning of hiArthur Kaledin s groundbreaking book on Alexis de Tocqueville offers an original combination of biography, character study, and wide ranging analysis of Tocqueville s Democracy in America, bringing new light to that classic work The author examines the relation between Tocqueville s complicated inner life, his self imagination, and his moral thought, and the meaning of his enduring writings, leading to a new understanding of Tocqueville s view of democratic culture and democratic politics With particular emphasis on Tocqueville s prescient anticipation of various threats to liberty, social unity, and truly democratic politics in America posed by aspects of democratic culture, Kaledin underscores the continuing pertinence of Tocqueville s thought in our own changing world of the twenty first century.

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