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Anti-democracy in England 1570-1642 is a detailed study of anti-democratic ideas in early modern England. By examining the rich variety of debates about democracy that took place between 1570 and 1642...
A powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society.  America’s great promise of equality has always rung hollow in the ears of African Americans. But today...
A detailed account of politics in Ghana's urban neighborhoods, providing a new way to understand African democracy and development....
Winner of the Lillian Smith Book AwardWinner of the Los Angeles Times Book PrizeFinalist for the National Book Award The Nation's "Most Valuable Book" “[A] vibrant intellectual history of the radical ...
The storming of the US Capitol building in January 2021 focused attention on the multiple threats facing contemporary liberal democracies. Beyond the immediate problem of Covid-19, the past two decade...
From America's call for a free press to its embrace of the capitalist system, Democracy in America--first published in 1835--enlightens, entertains, and endures as a brilliant study of our national go...
This new abridged translation of Democracy in America reflects the rich Tocqueville scholarship of the past forty years, and restores chapters central to Tocqueville's analysis absent from previous ab...
Over the course of nine months in 1831 Alexis de Tocqueville, a French political thinker, accompanied by Gustave de Beaumont, travelled the United States under the pretext of studying the American pri...
One of the most influential political texts ever written on America, and an indispensable authority on the nature of democracy In 1831 Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and civil servan...
In what is destined to prove the definitive text for the present generation on the political, economic, and social structure of Colombia, Jorge Pablo Osterling explores the enigmatic nature of this sp...
A supplemental text for American government courses in California that also include a CA politics component. Exploring the nature of public opinion, parties, and campaigns, the authors discuss the eff...
A rediscovery of Montesquieu's legacy in shaping America's complex political order including influence on Washington's practical moderation....