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Tocqueville : the aristocratic sources of liberty / Lucien Jaume ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer.

Author/creator Jaume, Lucien
Other author/creatorGoldhammer, Arthur.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoPrinceton : Princeton University Press, 2013.
Description347 pages ; 25 cm
Subject(s)
Uniform titleTocqueville. English
Contents What did Tocqueville mean by "democracy"? -- Attacking the French tradition : popular sovereignty redefined in and through local liberties -- Democracy as modern religion -- Democracy as expectation of material pleasures -- Tocqueville as sociologist -- In the tradition of Montesquieu : the state-society analogy -- Counterrevolutionary traditionalism : a muffled polemic -- The discovery of the collective -- Tocqueville and the Protestantism of his time: the insistent reality of the collective -- Tocqueville as moralist -- The moralist and the question of l'honnte -- Tocqueville's relation to Jansenism -- Tocqueville in literature: democratic language without declared authority -- Resisting the democratic tendencies of language -- Tocqueville in the debate about literature and society -- The great contemporaries : models and countermodels -- Tocqueville and Guizot : two conceptions of authority -- Tutelary figures from Malesherbes to Chateaubriand.
General noteTranslation of: Tocqueville : les sources aristocratiques de la liberté biographie intellectuelle. Paris : Fayard, c2008.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2012032469
ISBN9780691152042 (acid-free paper)
ISBN0691152047 (acid-free paper)
Standard identifier# 40022088141

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