Download e-book for iPad: America after Tocqueville: Democracy against Difference by Harvey Mitchell

By Harvey Mitchell

ISBN-10: 0521030242

ISBN-13: 9780521030243

ISBN-10: 0521812461

ISBN-13: 9780521812467

the United States after Tocqueville enhances Harvey Mitchell's earlier booklet, person selection and the constructions of heritage: Alexis de Tocqueville as Historian Reappraised (1996). This research attracts on Democracy in the USA to review the situation of democracy within the usa in our personal time. 3 elements of Americanism tell Harvey Mitchell's booklet, and can't be separated from Tocqueville's attention of the 3 races. First, he addresses tensions within the usa among rules of equality and a political method that attempts to maintain it inside of bounds. He turns to the connection among the program and the dynamics of yank capitalism. and he analyses the factors for inclusion and exclusion in American existence. total, he asks if americans have surrendered to what Tocqueville referred to as the materialization of existence; if that compromise potential their abandonment in their unique non secular quest; and, in the event that they are which will an intensive alienation from politics.

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