By Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann
Using Alexis de Tocqueville's view at the exceptionalism of yankee democracy as his place to begin, Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann argues that American society was once much less unprecedented than Tocqueville indicates, given the passion for voluntary institutions between practitioners of civil society in Britain, France, Germany the Habsburg Empire and Russia. Hoffmann indicates the transference and model of rules and practices of civil society throughout nationwide borders. by way of putting the stress among 'democracy' and 'civil society' on the centre of the publication, Hoffmann's account finds the dilemmas of civil society and offers a concise and incisive advent to 1 of the foremost options in international History.
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Civil Society: 1750-1914 (Studies in European History) by Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann