Democracy in America . Vols. I and II

Democracy in America . Vols. I and II

The complete and unabridged

Tocqueville, Alexis

$171.00 MXN

Sinopsis

This Classic Edition reprints the original text first published in 1835. From America's call for a free press to its embrace of the capitalist system, this book first published in 1835 enlightens, entertains, and endures as a brilliant study of our national government and character. Philosopher John Stuart Mill called it "among the most remarkable productions of our time." Woodrow Wilson wrote that de Tocqueville's ability to illuminate the actual workings of American democracy was "possibly without rival." For today's readers, de Tocqueville's concern about the effect of majority rule on the rights of individuals remains deeply meaningful. His shrewd observations about the almost royal prerogatives of the president and the need for virtue in elected officials are particularly prophetic. His profound insights into the great rewards and responsibilities of democratic government are words every American needs to read, contemplate, and remember. Introduction by Joseph Epstein.

Editorial:
Bantam Books
ISBN:
978-0-553-21464-2
Páginas:
320
Encuadernación:
Pasta blanda
Idioma:
Inglés

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