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Author Ledeen, Michael Arthur, 1941-

Title Tocqueville on American character : why Tocqueville's brilliant exploration of the American spirit is as vital and important today as it was nearly two hundred years ago / Michael A. Ledeen.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  973 LED    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  973 LADEEN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  917.3 LE    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 229 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Note "Truman Talley books."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-220) and index.
Contents 1. Dynamic people driven by internal conflicts -- 2. Religious faith anchored by secular institutions -- 3. Rugged individualists with a genius for cooperation -- 4. Isolationists called to international leadership -- 5. Apostles of freedom tempted by luxurious tyranny.
Subject Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859 -- Political and social views.
National characteristics, American.
United States -- Civilization.
ISBN 0312252315
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