jump to search box

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

Availability

At the Library

Other libraries

Uniform Title:
Tocqueville. English
Author/Creator:
Jaume, Lucien.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • 347 p. ; 24 cm.
Note:
Translation of: Tocqueville : les sources aristocratiques de la liberté biographie intellectuelle. Paris : Fayard, c2008.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Attacking the French tradition : popular sovereignty redefined in and through local liberties
  • Democracy as modern religion
  • Democracy as expectation of material pleasures
  • 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
  • The moralist and the question of l'Honnête
  • Tocqueville's relation to Jansenism
  • Resisting the democratic tendencies of language
  • Tocqueville in the debate about literature and society
  • Tocqueville and Guizot : two conceptions of authority
  • Tutelary figures from Malesherbes to Chateaubriand
  • Conclusion.
Contributor:
Goldhammer, Arthur.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780691152042
0691152047

powered by Blacklight
© Stanford University. Stanford, California 94305. (650) 725-1064. Terms of Use | Copyright Complaints | Opt Out of Analytics
jump to top