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Memoir on pauperism

Author: Alexis de Tocqueville; Seymour Drescher; Gertrude Himmelfarb
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 1997.
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In this neglected memoir, Tocqueville seeks to understand why the most impoverished countries of Europe in his time had the fewest paupers, while the most opulent nation England had the most. His  Read more...

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Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859.
Memoir on pauperism.
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 1997
(OCoLC)605169187
Online version:
Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859.
Memoir on pauperism.
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 1997
(OCoLC)609490199
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexis de Tocqueville; Seymour Drescher; Gertrude Himmelfarb
ISBN: 156663167X 9781566631679 1566631688 9781566631686
OCLC Number: 36719602
Notes: Translation originally published in: Tocqueville and Beaumont on social reform / edited and translated with an introduction by Seymour Drescher. 1st ed. New York : Harper & Row, c1968.
Description: 80 p. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Mémoire sur le paupérisme.
Responsibility: Alexis de Tocqueville ; translated by Seymour Drescher ; with an introduction by Gertrude Himmelfarb.

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What are we to make of poverty in the age of democracy? Tocqueville answering that question with resounding force.--Joshua Mitchell "Harvard Divinity Bulletin "

 
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