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Title Toward democracy : the struggle for self-rule in European and American thought / James T. Kloppenberg.
Author Kloppenberg, James T., author.
Publication Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Description xiv, 892 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 321.8 K
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Democracy -- History.
Democracy -- Europe.
Democracy -- United States.
Autonomy. (OCoLC)fst00824163
Democracy. (OCoLC)fst00890077
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780195054613 (acid-free paper) :
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