Alexis de Tocqueville on Democracy, Revolution, and Society
Alexis de Tocqueville possessed one of the most fertile sociological imaginations of the nineteenth century. For more than 120 years, his uncanny predictive insight has continued to fascinate thinkers, and his writings have continued to influence our interpretations of history and society. His analyses of many issues remain relevant to current social and political problems. In this volume John Stone and Stephen Mennell bring together for the first time selections from the full range of Tocqueville's writings, selections that illustrate the depth of his insight and analysis.
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The Social Origins of Democracy
The Political Structure of Democracy
Social Relations under Democracy
The Cultural Consequences of Democracy
The Ancien Regime and the Origins of the French
the French Revolution Accomplish?
Administrative Centralization under the Ancien
How Paternal Government as It Is Called Today
The Dynamics of Revolution
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