Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™
Democracy: An American Novel was written by Henry Adams and published anonymously in 1880. Only after the writer''s death in 1918 did his publisher reveal Adams''s authorship although, upon publication, the novel had immediately become popular. Democracy is a novel about political power, its acquisition, use and abuse. It is set at the beginning of a new administration, with the election campaign just over and the new President of the United States just having been elected.