The Making of Tocqueville's “Democracy in America”

By James T. Schleifer
Foreword by George W. Pierson

History Political Thought

The Liberty Fund second edition of James T. Schleifer’s celebrated study of Tocqueville includes a new preface by the author and an epilogue, “The Problem of the Two Democracies.” For the first time, the evolution of a number of Tocqueville’s central themes—democracy, individualism, centralization, despotism—emerges into clear relief.


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Trim size: 6 x 9

Pages: 437

Second Edition

Publication date: May 2000