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The Resource Democracy in America, by Alexis de Tocqueville. The Henry Reeve text as revised by Francis Bowen, now further corrected and edited with introduction, editorial notes, and bibliographies by Phillips Bradley; foreword by Harold J. Laski

Democracy in America, by Alexis de Tocqueville. The Henry Reeve text as revised by Francis Bowen, now further corrected and edited with introduction, editorial notes, and bibliographies by Phillips Bradley; foreword by Harold J. Laski

Label
Democracy in America
Title
Democracy in America
Statement of responsibility
by Alexis de Tocqueville. The Henry Reeve text as revised by Francis Bowen, now further corrected and edited with introduction, editorial notes, and bibliographies by Phillips Bradley; foreword by Harold J. Laski
Title variation
Tocqueville: Democracy in America
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Contributor
Editor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Summary
An influential study of America's national government, egalitarian ideals, and character offers reflections on the effect of majority rule on the rights of individuals and provides insight into the rewards and responsibilities of a democratic government
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
165897
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
320.973
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
JK216
LC item number
.T7 1945
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Vintage classics
Target audience
adult
Label
Democracy in America, by Alexis de Tocqueville. The Henry Reeve text as revised by Francis Bowen, now further corrected and edited with introduction, editorial notes, and bibliographies by Phillips Bradley; foreword by Harold J. Laski
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes reproductions of title pages of earlier editions
  • "First Borzoi edition."
Bibliography note
  • "Editions of Democracy in America": v. 2, p. 385-391. "A bibliography of items relating to Democracy in America and its author: v. 2, p. 392-401
  • "A bibliography of items relating to Democracy in America and its author": v. 2, p. 392-401
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Vol. 1: Exterior form of North America -- Origin of the Anglo-Americans, and importance of this origin in relation to their future condition -- Social condition of the Anglo-Americans -- The principle of the sovereignty of the people of America -- Necessity of examining the condition of the States before that of the Union at large -- Judicial power in the United States, and its influence of political society -- Political jurisdiction in the United States -- The Federal Constitution -- How it can be strictly said that the people govern in the United States -- Parties in the United States -- Liberty of the press in the United States -- Political associations in the United States -- Government of the democracy in America -- What are the real advantages which American society derives from a democratic government -- Unlimited power of the majority in the United States, and its consequences -- Causes which mitigate the tyranny of the majority in the United States -- Principal causes which tend to maintain the democratic republic in the United States -- The present and probable future condition of the three races that inhabit the territory of the United States
  • Vol. 2: Influence of democracy on the action of intellect in the United States -- Influence of democracy on the feelings of the Americans -- Influence of democracy on manners properly so called -- Influence of democratic ideas and feelings on political society
Control code
87103
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9780394421865
Lccn
45003119
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00498175
  • (OCoLC)498175
Label
Democracy in America, by Alexis de Tocqueville. The Henry Reeve text as revised by Francis Bowen, now further corrected and edited with introduction, editorial notes, and bibliographies by Phillips Bradley; foreword by Harold J. Laski
Publication
Note
  • Includes reproductions of title pages of earlier editions
  • "First Borzoi edition."
Bibliography note
  • "Editions of Democracy in America": v. 2, p. 385-391. "A bibliography of items relating to Democracy in America and its author: v. 2, p. 392-401
  • "A bibliography of items relating to Democracy in America and its author": v. 2, p. 392-401
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Vol. 1: Exterior form of North America -- Origin of the Anglo-Americans, and importance of this origin in relation to their future condition -- Social condition of the Anglo-Americans -- The principle of the sovereignty of the people of America -- Necessity of examining the condition of the States before that of the Union at large -- Judicial power in the United States, and its influence of political society -- Political jurisdiction in the United States -- The Federal Constitution -- How it can be strictly said that the people govern in the United States -- Parties in the United States -- Liberty of the press in the United States -- Political associations in the United States -- Government of the democracy in America -- What are the real advantages which American society derives from a democratic government -- Unlimited power of the majority in the United States, and its consequences -- Causes which mitigate the tyranny of the majority in the United States -- Principal causes which tend to maintain the democratic republic in the United States -- The present and probable future condition of the three races that inhabit the territory of the United States
  • Vol. 2: Influence of democracy on the action of intellect in the United States -- Influence of democracy on the feelings of the Americans -- Influence of democracy on manners properly so called -- Influence of democratic ideas and feelings on political society
Control code
87103
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9780394421865
Lccn
45003119
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00498175
  • (OCoLC)498175

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