The Promise and Failure of Democracy

By |2016-05-09T16:08:32-05:00August 21st, 2015|Categories: Alexis de Tocqueville, Books, Democracy, Featured|Tags: |

After Tocqueville: The Promise and Failure of Democracy, by Chilton Williamson, Jr. (ISI Books, 2012) Twenty years ago, as the Cold War ended with the triumph of the West over Communism, Francis Fukuyama proclaimed the “end of history,” by which he meant that human political community had reached its final and best stage of development [...]