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Politics and Remembrance Republican Themes in Machiavelli, Burke, and Tocqueville by Bruce James Smith

Politics and Remembrance Republican Themes in Machiavelli, Burke, and Tocqueville

Part of the Princeton Legacy Library Series


Politics and Remembrance Republican Themes in Machiavelli, Burke, and Tocqueville by Bruce James Smith

This inquiry into the nature of political action concerns what the author describes as the most precarious and uncertain of human endeavors. Focusing on specific themes in Machiavelli, Burke, and Tocqueville, Bruce Smith identifies political action as a distinct mode of human activity. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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Publication date

19th April 2016


Bruce James Smith

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Princeton University Press


302 pages


Human rights
Political science & theory



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