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The Old Regime and the Revolution

Author: Alexis de Tocqueville; François Furet; Françoise Mélonio
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1998-©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Old Regime and the Revolution is Alexis de Tocqueville's great meditation on the origins and meanings of the French Revolution. One of the most profound and influential studies of this pivotal event, it remains a relevant and stimulating discussion of the problem of preserving individual and political freedom in the modern world. Alan Kahan's translation provides a faithful, readable rendering of Tocqueville's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexis de Tocqueville; François Furet; Françoise Mélonio
ISBN: 0226805298 9780226805290 0226805336 9780226805337 0226805301 9780226805306
OCLC Number: 37947126
Description: 2 volumes ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. The complete text --
v. 2. Notes on the French Revolution and Napoleon.
Other Titles: Ancien régime et la Révolution.
Responsibility: Alexis de Tocqueville ; edited and with an introduction and critical apparatus by François Furet and Françoise Mélonio ; translated by Alan S. Kahan.
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Presents a translation of volume II of Alexis de Tocqueville's "The Old Regime and the Revolution". He died in the midst of this work, and this volume contains all that he completed, including the  Read more...

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