By Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann
Using Alexis de Tocqueville's view at the exceptionalism of yank democracy as his place to begin, Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann argues that American society used to be much less unprecedented than Tocqueville indicates, given the keenness for voluntary institutions between practitioners of civil society in Britain, France, Germany the Habsburg Empire and Russia. Hoffmann exhibits the transference and variation of rules and practices of civil society throughout nationwide borders. by way of putting the strain 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 strategies in worldwide History.
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Civil Society: 1750-1914 (Studies in European History) by Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann