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Tocqueville

Henry Steele Commager

Tocqueville

centralization and liberty

by Henry Steele Commager

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Published by Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies in Palo Alto, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry Steele Commager.
    SeriesAn occasional paper - Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, Occasional paper (Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC229.T8 C65 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4905040M
    ISBN 100915436477
    LC Control Number76051817


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Alexis de Tocqueville Biography. Alexis Charles Henri Clerel de Tocqueville was born in France in July of He was a political philosopher and historian.

After barely escaping the guillotine, his parents escaped to England. These measures were the very things he praised in his book, Democracy in America, but, he justified his actions by.

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