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Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont in America : their friendship and their travels

Author: Alexis de Tocqueville; Olivier Zunz; Arthur Goldhammer; Gustave de Beaumont
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of Tocqueville's writings on America together with letters and sketches from his traveling companion, Gustave de Beaumont.
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Genre/Form: Briefsammlung 1840-1859
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Archives
History
Records and correspondence
Sources
Correspondence
Named Person: Alexis de Tocqueville; Gustave de Beaumont; Alexis de Tocqueville; Gustave de Beaumont; Alexis de Tocqueville; Gustave de Beaumont; Gustave de / 1802-1866 / Correspondence Beaumont; Gustave de / 1802-1866 / Friends and associates Beaumont; Gustave de / 1802-1866 / Travel / United States Beaumont; Alexis de / 1805-1859 / Archives Tocqueville; Alexis de / 1805-1859 / Friends and associates Tocqueville; Alexis de / 1805-1859 / Travel / United States Tocqueville; Alexis de Tocqueville; Alexis de Tocqueville; Gustave de Beaumont; Alexis de Tocqueville; Gustave de Beaumont; Alexis de Tocqueville; Gustave de Beaumont; Gustave de Beaumont; Alexis de Tocqueville
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexis de Tocqueville; Olivier Zunz; Arthur Goldhammer; Gustave de Beaumont
ISBN: 9780813930626 0813930626
OCLC Number: 639939977
Notes: Translated from the French.
Description: xxxix, 698 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Letters from Tocqueville and Beaumont on their American travels --
Tocqueville's travel notebooks --
Tocqueville's narration of two excursions --
Tocqueville's and Beaumont's texts on the penitentiary system --
Beaumont's Marie, or, Slavery in the United States : a novel of Jacksonian America, 1835 --
Tocqueville's letters on the writing and publication of Democracy in America --
Tocqueville's and Beaumont's views of America after 1840.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Olivier Zunz ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer.

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