In this lively and witty history of the study of political culture, Michael Brint examines the differences between the French sociological tradition from Montesquieu to Tocqueville; the German tradition of cultural philosophy from Kant to Weber; and the American scientific or behavioral tradition from Almond and Verba forward. Enlisting his own tra

chapter |8 pages


part Part One|44 pages

Playing the Other: The French Sociological Tradition

part Part Two|47 pages

Culture and Consciousness: the Tradition of Cultural Philosophy in Germany

part Part Three|36 pages

The American Science of Political Culture and the Culture of American Political Science