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The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad

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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. This new edition includes a new afterword on America in Iraq.

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"A work of tremendous originality and insight. ... Makes you see the world differently."--Washington Post

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Translated into twenty languages ?is a modern classic that uses historical analysis to shed light on the present, examining how democracy has changed our politics, economies, and social relations. Prescient in laying out the distinction between democracy and liberty, the book contains a new afterword on the United States's occupation of Iraq and a wide-ranging update of the book's themes.

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A national bestseller, including extended stays on the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post lists, this major work by Newsweek International editor Fareed Zakaria has been touted by the New York Times as brave and ambitious...updated Tocqueville and the Chicago Tribune as essential reading for anyone worried about the promotion and preservation of liberty. Intensely provocative and valuable, according to Business Week, and 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 liberal democracy has to be made effective and relevant for our lime. Woodrow Wilson said the challenge of the twentieth century was to make the world safe for democracy. This penetrating book challenges us to make democracy safe for the world.

About the Author

Fareed Zakaria is the editor of Newsweek International, writes a weekly column on international affairs, and hosts PBS's Foreign Exchange. He lives in New York City.

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ISBN:
9780393331523
Author:
Zakaria, Fareed
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - General
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Democracy
Subject:
Government - State & Provincial
Subject:
Democracy
Subject:
Politics - General
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Edition Description:
Revised Edition
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , "A work of tremendous originality and insight. ... Makes you see the world differently."--Washington Post
"Synopsis" by , Translated into twenty languages ?is a modern classic that uses historical analysis to shed light on the present, examining how democracy has changed our politics, economies, and social relations. Prescient in laying out the distinction between democracy and liberty, the book contains a new afterword on the United States's occupation of Iraq and a wide-ranging update of the book's themes.
"Synopsis" by , A national bestseller, including extended stays on the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post lists, this major work by Newsweek International editor Fareed Zakaria has been touted by the New York Times as brave and ambitious...updated Tocqueville and the Chicago Tribune as essential reading for anyone worried about the promotion and preservation of liberty. Intensely provocative and valuable, according to Business Week, and 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 liberal democracy has to be made effective and relevant for our lime. Woodrow Wilson said the challenge of the twentieth century was to make the world safe for democracy. This penetrating book challenges us to make democracy safe for the world.
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