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American journey : traveling with Tocqueville in search of democracy in America

Author: Richard Reeves
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Journalist Richard Reeves travels the United States with a character representing Alexis de Tocqueville, who brings his book Democracy in America as a guide. Reeves interviews American like Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart and Alaska disc jockey Buster Richardson, examining the status of our democracyand finding out who Americans perceive themselves to be.
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Genre/Form: récit de voyage
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reeves, Richard, 1936-
American journey.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1982
(OCoLC)572735529
Named Person: Alexis de Tocqueville; Richard Reeves; Tocqueville; Alexis de Tocqueville; Richard Reeves; Alexis de / "De la démocratie en Amérique " Tocqueville; Alexis de Tocqueville; Alexis de Tocqueville; Richard Reeves; Alexis de Tocqueville; Alexis de Tocqueville; Alexis de Tocqueville; Alexis ((de)) Tocqueville; Richard Reeves; Alexis de Tocqueville
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Reeves
ISBN: 0671247468 9780671247461
OCLC Number: 8169458
Description: 399 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1: Newport to Rochester --
Newport --
Versailles to Newport --
Albany --
Ithaca and Auburn --
Canandaigua --
Rochester ----
Part 2: Cincinnati to Baltimore --
Cincinnati --
Louisville --
Nashville and Memphis --
New Orleans --
Montgomery --
Baltimore ----
Part 3: Saginaw to Detroit --
Saginaw --
Green Bay --
Detroit ----
Part 4: Philadelphia to Washington --
Philadelphia I & II --
Boston I & II --
Boston to New York --
New York --
Washington --
Tocqueville and Beaumont.
Other Titles: Traveling with Tocqueville in search of democracy in America
Responsibility: Richard Reeves.

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Journalist Richard Reeves travels the United States with a character representing Alexis de Tocqueville, who brings his book Democracy in America as a guide. Reeves interviews American like Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart and Alaska disc jockey Buster Richardson, examining the status of our democracyand finding out who Americans perceive themselves to be.

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