Toward democracy : the struggle for self-rule in European and American thought /

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Main Author: Kloppenberg, James T., (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
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Table of Contents:
  • Born in bloodshed: the origins of democracy
  • Voices in the wilderness: democracies in North America
  • Democracy deferred: the English Civil War
  • Coup d-Etat: 1688 in England and America
  • Sympathy, will, and democracy in the enlightenments of Europe
  • Faith, enlightenment, and resistance in America
  • Democracy and American independence
  • Constituting American democracy
  • Ratification and reciprocity
  • Delusions of unity and collisions with tradition in the French revolution
  • Virtue and violence in the French revolution
  • Democracy in the wake of terror
  • Diagnosing democratic cultures in America and Europe
  • The tragic irony of democracy.