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Author Masugi, Ken, author

Title Understanding Democracy in America / by Ken Masugi.

Publication Info. Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2013]
phonogram 2013


Location Call No. Status
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  LECTURE SERIES 320.973 MAS 4 CDS    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Audiobook  BKCD 320.973 MAS    Check Shelf
Description 4 sound discs (circa 4 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical 1.4 m. per second rda
audio file CD audio rda
Series The modern scholar : great professors teaching you!
Modern scholar.
Performer Lecturer: Ken Masugi,Johns Hopkins University.
Note In container (17 cm.).
"8 lectures"--Container.
Compact disc.
Contents Lecture 1. Tocqueville's amazing and enduring insights -- lecture 2. Making democracy safe for the world -- lecture 3. Self-government, American style -- lecture 4. The sources of American liberty -- lecture 5. The slavery of African-Americans, the aristocracy of women -- lecture 6. The decline of the American spirit -- lecture 7. How democracy grows the "gentle despotism" of bureaucracy -- lecture 8. Tocqueville and the great American statesman.
Summary Examining the founding of the American political system through the classic works of Democracy in America author Alexis de Tocqueville, this course explores the big ideas of the American experiment. Taking into account matters from liberty and independence to self-government and civil associations, these lectures highlight issues of states' rights, church and state, race, and public versus private charity.
Subject Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859. De la démocratie en Amérique. English.
Democracy -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government.
United States -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Audiobooks.
Added Author Recorded Books, LLC.
Crescite Group, LLC.
ISBN 9781470346652
Music No. UC0117 Recorded Books
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