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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.

By: Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859.
Contributor(s): Bradley, Phillips, 1894-1982 [editor.] | Reeve, Henry, 1813-1895 [translator.] | Bowen, Francis, 1811-1890 | Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Vintage classics: Publisher: New York, A.A. Knopf, 1945Description: 2 volumes 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0394421868 (1980 printing); 9780394421865 (1980 printing).Uniform titles: De la démocratie en Amérique. English Subject(s): United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861 | United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865 | Democracy | National characteristics, AmericanAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Democracy in America.; Online version:: Democracy in America.; Online version:: Democracy in America.DDC classification: 320.973
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.
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Includes reproductions of title-pages of earlier editions.

"First Borzoi edition."

"Editions of Democracy in America": v. 2, p. 385-391. "A bibliography of items relating to Democracy in America and its author: volume 2, pages 392-401.

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.

"A bibliography of items relating to Democracy in America and its author": volume 2, pages 392-401.

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