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Democracy on trial

F. A. W. Gisborne

Democracy on trial

and other essays

by F. A. W. Gisborne

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Published by Longmans, Green and co. in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby F. A. W. Gisborne.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAC8 .G57 1928
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6722561M
LC Control Number28029724
OCLC/WorldCa1439331

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Tocqueville looked to the flourishing democratic system in America as a possible model for post-revolutionary France, believing its egalitarian ideals reflected the spirit of the age - even that they were the will of God.