4 edition of Understanding American democracy found in the catalog.
Understanding American democracy
Leon P. Baradat
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Leon P. Baradat.|
|LC Classifications||JK274 .B296 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 408,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||408|
|LC Control Number||91024512|
Democracy in America, is a firsthand sociopolitical observation of the United States written by French lawyer Alexis de Tocqueville in The author documents his travels through America and contrasts his experiences with established aristocratic systems in Western Europe. Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since He rightly points out that a reporter today “faces a president who seems to have no appreciation or understanding of the First Amendment and the role of a free press in American democracy.” Yet even against a bellicose, untruthful.
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