Book :: Democracy in America; and Two essays on America

Democracy in America; and Two essays on America
By: Alexis de Tocqueville
Pages: 992
Genre(s): History
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A study of America's national government, egalitarian ideals, and character offers reflections on the effect of majority rule on the rights of individuals and provides insight into the rewards and responsibilities of a democratic government, in a new

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I read this because it is on the list, rather than for pleasure or as college work...! I have to admit, it was not nearly as boring as I thought it might be and I found some sections really quite interesting when compared to the world today. Some bits are a bit of a drag, but well worth persevering to the end.

Aug 19th, 2021

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mandatory read in college....interesting...not for pleasure : )

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