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.
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- ISBN: 0394421868
- ISBN: 9780394421865
- Physical Description: 2 volumes ; 22 cm.
- Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1945.
Contents / Notes
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: v. 2, p. 392-401.
"A bibliography of items relating to Democracy in America and its author": v. 2, p. 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.