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Tocqueville : a biography

Author: André Jardin
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, ©1988.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alexis de Tocqueville; Alexis de Tocqueville; Alexis de Tocqueville
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: André Jardin
ISBN: 0374278369 9780374278366
OCLC Number: 17807519
Notes: Translation of: Alexis de Tocqueville.
Includes index.
Description: 550 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: An aristocratic family during the revolution --
The career of Comte Herve de Tocqueville --
The family milieu --
Education and emancipation --
Versailles and the 1830 Revolution --
The departure for America --
America: the beginning of the visit --
The frontier and the Great Lakes --
Canadian interlude --
From Boston to Baltimore --
Through the west and south --
The return to France and the Systeme Penitentiaire --
The first democracy --
From the first democracy to the second --
The second democracy --
The start of a political career --
Early days in the chamber --
Algeria --
Opposition to the government and the question of "liberty of teaching" --
Tocqueville in private life --
From Le Commerce to the "young life" --
The revolution of 1848 --
Minister of foreign affairs --
The end of the Republic --
Tocqueville and the second empire --
L'ancien regime et la revolution --
The aftermath of L'ancien regime --
Cannes.
Other Titles: Alexis de Tocqueville.
Responsibility: André Jardin ; translated from the French by Lydia Davis with Robert Hemenway.

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