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Aristocracy in America : from the sketch-book of a German nobleman

Author: Francis J Grund; Armin Mattes
Publisher: Columbia, Missouri : University of Missouri Press, [2018]
Series: Studies in constitutional democracy
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Francis J. Grund, a German emigrant, was one of the most influential journalists in America in the three decades preceding the Civil War. He also wrote several books, including Aristocracy in America (1839), a fictional, satiric travel memoir written in response to Alexis de Tocqueville's famous Democracy in America. However, Grund's political work and life have never been analyzed in depth. In his introduction to  Read more...
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Grund, Francis J. (Francis Joseph), 1804 or 1805-1863.
Aristocracy in America.
Columbia, MO : University of Missouri Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017054507
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francis J Grund; Armin Mattes
ISBN: 9780826274052 0826274056 0826221564 9780826221568
OCLC Number: 1022988130
Notes: "With excerpts from The Americans in their moral, social, and political relations [by] Francis J. Grund."
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 434 pages)
Contents: Part 1. Biography --
Part 2. Tocqueville and Grund on Democracy and aristocracy in America --
Part 3. Aristocracy in America : some notes on its publication history, structure, and characteristics --
Aristocracy in America : from the sketch-book of a German nobleman --
Excerpts from the Americans in their moral, social, and political relations.
Series Title: Studies in constitutional democracy
Responsibility: Francis J. Grund ; edited and with an introduction by Armin Mattes.

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