Cover: Tocqueville and the Two Democracies in HARDCOVER

Tocqueville and the Two Democracies

Currently unavailable

Product Details


$90.50 • £72.95 • €81.50

ISBN 9780674894358

Publication Date: 02/20/1989


323 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


Related Subjects

  • Foreword by François Bourricaud
  • Introduction
  • I. Freedom and Equality
    • 1. Aristocracy and Democracy
    • 2. Liberty and Equality
  • II. Democracy in America and in France
    • 3. The Primacy of Law
    • 4. Democratic Government
    • 5. Political Interlude: From America to Parliament
  • III. Democracy and Revolution
    • 6. Enlightenment or Barbarism
    • 7. Prosperity or Misery
    • 8. Democratic or Revolution
    • 9. Servitude or Freedom
  • Conclusion: The Ambivalence of Democracy
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Notes
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Book jacket: Vera Rubin: A Life, by Jacqueline Mitton and Simon Mitton, from Harvard University Press

Q&A with Jacqueline Mitton, coauthor of Vera Rubin: A Life

While astronomer Vera Rubin made significant contributions to our understanding of dark matter and championed the advancement of women in science, she is not that well known outside of the scientific community. HUP Executive Editor for Science, Janice Audet, spoke with Jacqueline Mitton, coauthor of Vera Rubin: A Life, about Rubin’s remarkable life and work and the writing of the book