Alexis de Tocqueville and the Art of Democratic Statesmanship

Alexis de Tocqueville and the Art of Democratic Statesmanship

by Hebert, Danoff
     
 

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In 1835, Alexis de Tocqueville famously called for 'a new political science' that could address the problems and possibilities of a 'world itself quite new.' For Tocqueville, the democratic world needed not just a new political science, but also new arts of statesmanship and leadership. In this volume, editors Brian Danoff and L. Joseph Hebert, Jr.… See more details below

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In 1835, Alexis de Tocqueville famously called for 'a new political science' that could address the problems and possibilities of a 'world itself quite new.' For Tocqueville, the democratic world needed not just a new political science, but also new arts of statesmanship and leadership. In this volume, editors Brian Danoff and L. Joseph Hebert, Jr. have brought together a diverse set of essays which reveal that Tocqueville's understanding of democratic statesmanship remains highly relevant today.

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ISBN-13:
9780739145319
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
12/13/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
350
File size:
1 MB

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