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The Tocqueville reader : a life in letters and politics

Author: Alexis de Tocqueville; Olivier Zunz; Alan S Kahan
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell, ©2002.
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Alexis de Tocqueville is an ancestor of modern social science and one of the most influential political thinkers of the 19th century. This reader includes his major writing, travel letters,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexis de Tocqueville; Olivier Zunz; Alan S Kahan
ISBN: 063121545X 9780631215455 0631215468 9780631215462
OCLC Number: 49225552
Description: xiii, 358 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Chronology of Alexis de Tocqueville's Life and Some of the Principal Events which Affected it --
pt. I. The Discovery of Democracy in America --
Map of the American Voyage --
Travel Letters : First Impressions of America and Important Sketches of Democracy in America, 1831 --
Excerpts from American Notebooks : Tocqueville's Conversations with his American Informants ; Travel Impressions on the Road --
Volume One of Democracy in America, 1835 --
pt. II. Great Britain, France, and the United States --
Discovery of England, Poverty, Pauperism, and Social Policy, 1835-1837 --
Ambitions, Marriage, and Tocqueville's Views of his Own Brand of Liberalism, 1833-1840 --
Volume Two of Democracy in America, 1840 --
pt. III. The Years in Politics --
Tocqueville's Political Philosophy --
Tocqueville the Colonialist --
Tocqueville in 1848 --
Tocqueville Retires from Political Life and Returns to Writing --
pt. IV. The Return to The Old Regime and the Revolution --
The Old Regime and the Revolution Volume One, 1856 --
The Old Regime and the Revolution Volume Two --
The Last days.
Responsibility: edited by Olivier Zunz and Alan S. Kahan.

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