1839 de Tocqueville Democracy in America Political Philosophy Politics Republic

TOCQUEVILLE, Alexis de

$599.00

In stock

Free shipping wordwide!


Satisfaction Guaranteed

Unsure? Ask an Expert!

“America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”

Alexis de Tocqueville

 

A rare pre-Civil War edition of Alexis de Tocqueville’s “Democracy in America”. De Tocqueville wrote his famous book on American government after a trip he took to United States to study the American penitentiary system. This book covers aspects of government and politics such as popular sovereignty, power of the judicial system, United States Constitution, political parties, freedom of press, methods used to ensure against tyranny, and futures for various races. It also examines the influence of democracy on religions, science, arts, manners, and philosophy.

 

According to Daniel Gilman, “Democracy in America”

remains the best philosophical discussion of democracy, illustrated by the experience of the United States, up to the time when it was written, which can be found in any language… When his work appeared, democracy was to some an ‘ideal,’ a ‘brilliant dream;’ to others, ‘ruin, anarchy, robbery, murder.’ De Tocqueville wished to lessen the fears of the latter, the ardor of the former class. He treats Democracy as a fact”

 

This 1839 edition of Tocqueville’s famous treatise was translated by Henry Reeve with notes by John C Spencer!

 

$599.00

In stock

Free shipping wordwide!


Satisfaction Guaranteed

Image Gallery Description & Details

1839 de Tocqueville Democracy in America Political Philosophy Politics Republic

 

“America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”

Alexis de Tocqueville

 

A rare pre-Civil War edition of Alexis de Tocqueville’s “Democracy in America”. De Tocqueville wrote his famous book on American government after a trip he took to United States to study the American penitentiary system. This book covers aspects of government and politics such as popular sovereignty, power of the judicial system, United States Constitution, political parties, freedom of press, methods used to ensure against tyranny, and futures for various races. It also examines the influence of democracy on religions, science, arts, manners, and philosophy.

 

According to Daniel Gilman, “Democracy in America”

remains the best philosophical discussion of democracy, illustrated by the experience of the United States, up to the time when it was written, which can be found in any language… When his work appeared, democracy was to some an ‘ideal,’ a ‘brilliant dream;’ to others, ‘ruin, anarchy, robbery, murder.’ De Tocqueville wished to lessen the fears of the latter, the ardor of the former class. He treats Democracy as a fact”

 

This 1839 edition of Tocqueville’s famous treatise was translated by Henry Reeve with notes by John C Spencer!

 

Item number: #18966

Price: $599

 

TOCQUEVILLE, Alexis de

 

Democracy in America

 

New York: George Adlard, 1839.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xvi, 455, [1]
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
    • Cloth
  • Size: ~9.25in X 6in (23.5cm x 15cm)

 

Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!

                                                                  

18966

Categories

Americana, American History

Law & Government

Authors

TOCQUEVILLE, Alexis de

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete