In Depth with Harvey Mansfield
Harvey Mansfield was interviewed about his life and work. He also responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail from… read more
Harvey Mansfield was interviewed about his life and work. He also responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail from viewers.
Over the decades Professor Mansfield has written on various aspects of American government and politics such as political parties, indirect government, and executive power. He has also published books on such political figures as Edmund Burke, Niccolo Machiavelli, and Alexis de Tocqueville. His books include: America’s Constitutional Soul, Taming the Prince, Machiavelli’s Virtue, Selected Writings by Thomas Jefferson (editor), Selected Letters of Edmund Burke (editor), The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli (translator), and Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (co-translator, co-editor). Professor Mansfield is currently working on a book about manliness. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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