Marx, Tocqueville, and race in America : the "absolute democracy" or "defiled republic" / August H. Nimtz, Jr.

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    • Content Notes:
      Democracy in America : two perspectives -- The lessons of the 'most progressive nation' -- Tocqueville's America -- The judgement of recent scholarship : a balance sheet -- Toward the 'general conflagration' : theory and practice -- The 'new world view' -- Slavery, free soil and the workers movement -- Preparing for a new revolution -- 'A last card up its sleeve' : the overthrow of slavery -- Explaining the Civil War -- The new 'struggle in the press' -- From a 'constitutional' to a 'revolutionary' war -- A comradely disagreement -- The judgement of modern scholarship -- Revolutionary practice -- Marx and Engels's contribution -- A dream deferred : the failed 'attempt to reconstruct -- Democracy in America' -- Reconstruction -- Birth of a new labor movement -- Marx on race -- Overthrow of reconstruction -- Were Marx and Engels derelict -- When 'conditions' become 'ripe' -- Conclusions -- Appendix -- Thomas Messer-Kruse's, the Yankee international : recent -- Adventures in gratuitous Marx-bashing -- Marx, the suspect democrat -- The Irish turn -- 'Narrow trade unionism' -- 'False emancipation of women'[?] -- Marx's 'machinations' -- About Sorge -- Whither Yankee internationalism?
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-283) and index.
    • ISBN:
      0739106775 (alk. paper)
      0739106783 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    • Accession Number:
      2003009952
    • Accession Number:
      ocm52251241
    • Accession Number:
      lcc.ocm52251241