America Through European Eyes

America Through European Eyes

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qA collection of essays that discuss representative eighteenth- and nineteenth-century French and English views of American democracy and society, and offer a critical assessment of various narrative constructions of American life, society, and cultureq--Provided by publisher.... two countries as partners and fellow workers in securing the ascendancy of the language, the free institutions, the ideas, ... 77 Thus, the example of democracy that Tocqueville saw in America became the exemplar of democracy in Brycea#39;s ... preferred his book to Tocquevillea#39;s.78 In 1912 the British ambassador witnessed the election of tyranny of the majority or ... letter to Bryce, Roosevelt offered this congratulation: a#39;a#39;You must by this time be tired of hearing your book compared to Deanbsp;...

Title:America Through European Eyes
Author:Aurelian Cr_iu_u, Jeffrey C. Isaac
Publisher:Penn State Press - 2009


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