The Future of Freedom

The Future of Freedom

Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad

Book - 2003
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A modern classic that uses historical analysis to shed light on the present, The Future of Freedom is, as the Chicago Tribune put it, "essential reading for anyone worried about the promotion and preservation of liberty." Hailed by the New York Times as "brave and ambitious...updated Tocqueville," it enjoyed extended stays on the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post bestseller lists and has been translated into eighteen languages. Prescient in laying out the distinction between democracy and liberty, the book now contains a new afterword on the United States's occupation of Iraq.

"Intensely provocative and valuable," according to BusinessWeek, with an easy command of history, philosophy, and current affairs, The Future of Freedom calls for a restoration of the balance between liberty and democracy and shows how politics and government can be made effective and relevant for our time.

Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton, c2003
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780393047646
Branch Call Number: 321.8 Zak
Characteristics: 286 p


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Aug 23, 2012

The very serious and intellectually stimulating book I read in a very long time. I have to read it twice to to get the full essence. Absolutely riveting.

Oct 05, 2008

always interesting if not memorable

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