Individual Choice and the Structures of History: Alexis de Tocqueville as Historian Reappraised

Individual Choice and the Structures of History: Alexis de Tocqueville as Historian Reappraised

by Harvey Mitchell, Mitchell Harvey
     
 

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A perceptive study of de Tocqueville's works, revealing his deep involvement with the philosophy of history.See more details below

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A perceptive study of de Tocqueville's works, revealing his deep involvement with the philosophy of history.

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"...an elegantly erudite reappraisal of Tocqueville as a historian....Mitchell provides an enticing introduction to Tocqueville....we can be grateful to historians like Mitchell." The Vancouver Sun

"This book is based on a wide and sensitive reading of the primary and secondary literature. Recommended for all university libraries." Choice

"This is an important contribution to the expanding universe of Tocqueville scholarship. Harvey Mitchell has seized upon a major dilemma in the study of Tocqueville...Mitchell is at his very best." American Historical Review

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ISBN-13:
9780521024150
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

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