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The old regime and the Revolution
by Alexis de Tocqueville
(...)"THE book I now publish is not a history of the Revolution. That history has been too brilliantly -written for me to think of writing it afresh. This is a mere essay on the Revolution.The French made, in 1789, the greatest effort that has ever been made by any people to sever their history into two parts, so to speak, and to tear...
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Democracy in America (Xist Classics)
by Alexis de Tocqueville
An Unabridged Explanation of America to Europeans and of Americans to themselves“America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”-Alexis de TocquevilleBoth Volumes of Democracy in America with annotations included in this ebook In the two volumes of Democracy in America by Alexis de...
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Democracy in America
by Alexis de Tocqueville
Democracy in America has had the singular honor of being even to this day the work that political commentators of every stripe refer to when they seek to draw large conclusions about the society of the USA. Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat, came to the young nation to investigate the functioning of American democracy &...
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American Institutions and Their Influence
by Alexis de Tocqueville
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Democracy in America: Abridged with an Introduction by Michael Kammen (Bedford Series in History & Culture (Paperback))
by Alexis de Tocqueville, Michael Kammen, Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings
This new edition of Democracy in America makes Tocqueville’s classic nineteenth-century study of American politics, society, and culture available — finally! — in a brief and accessible version. Designed for instructors who are eager to teach the work but reluctant to assign all 700 plus pages, Kammen’s careful abridgment...
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Democracy in America
by Alexis de Tocqueville
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) came to America in 1831 to see what a great republic was like. What struck him most was the country's equality of conditions, its democracy. The book he wrote on his return to France, Democracy in America, is both the best ever written on democracy and the best ever written on America. It remains the most...
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Democracy in America (Volume 1, Unabridged)
by Alexis de Tocqueville
In 1831, the then twenty-seven year old Alexis de Tocqueville, was sent with Gustave de Beaumont to America by the French Government to study and make a report on the American prison system. Over a period of nine months the two traveled all over America making notes not only on the prison systems but on all aspects of American society...
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Democracy in America - by Alexis de Tocqueville (V. 1 & 2 with linked TOC and footnotes)
by Alexis de Tocqueville
Democracy in America was written between the years of 1831 and 1840 as a result of Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont's journeys through the US at the behest of the government of France.From the Wikipedia entry; In 1831, twenty-five-year-old Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont were sent by the French government to...
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The Old Regime and the French Revolution (Illustrated)
by Alexis de Tocqueville
The book has an active table of contents for easy access to each chapter.Alexis de Tocqueville was a French historian and political scientist best known for the work Democracy in America on the American political system.Tocqueville is in the row with the greatest political and economic thinkers Adam Smith, David Ricardo, John Keynes...
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Democracy in America
by Alexis de Tocqueville
French nobleman Alexis de Tocqueville's classic treatise on the American way of life.Over 175 years ago, Alexis de Tocqueville, an astute political scientist, came to the United States to evaluate the meaning and actual functioning of democracy. Here, Tocqueville discusses the advantages and dangers of majority rule—which he thought...
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Democracy in America (Fully Illustrated with Author Biography)
by Alexis de Tocqueville
Updated October 11, 2014.Fully IllustratedAlso included it an illustrated biography of the author.Democracy in America is a two-volume classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville on the democratic institution of the United States in the 1830s and its strengths and weaknesses. A literal translation of its French title (De la démocratie...
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Ancien Regime and the Revolution (Penguin Classics)
by Alexis de Tocqueville
The Ancien Régime and the Revolution is a comparison of revolutionary France and the despotic rule it toppled. Alexis de Tocqueville (1805–59) is an objective observer of both periods – providing a merciless critique of the ancien régime, with its venality, oppression and inequality, yet acknowledging the reforms introduced under...
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The Old Regime and the French Revolution (Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science)
by Alexis de Tocqueville
One of the most important books ever written about the French Revolution, this treatise is the work of a celebrated political thinker and historian. Alexis de Tocqueville reveals the rebellion's origins and consequences by examining France's political and cultural environment during the late eighteenth century. His view of the revolution...
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Alexis de Tocqueville: Democracy in America (LOA #147): A new translation by Arthur Goldhammer (Library of America)
by Alexis de Tocqueville
Considered one of the most influential works of the 19th century, Democracy in America offers insights into American politics that still ring true todayAlexis de Tocqueville, a young aristocratic French lawyer, came to the United States in 1831 to study its penitentiary systems. His nine-month visit and subsequent reading and reflection...
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Democracy in America (Volumes 1 and 2, Unabridged) [Translated by Henry Reeve with an Introduction by John Bigelow]
by Alexis de Tocqueville
In 1831, the then twenty-seven year old Alexis de Tocqueville, was sent with Gustave de Beaumont to America by the French Government to study and make a report on the American prison system. Over a period of nine months the two traveled all over America making notes not only on the prison systems but on all aspects of American society...
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Democracy in America (Classics of World Literature)
by Alexis de Tocqueville
Abridged, with an Introduction by Patrick Renshaw.Democracy in America is a classic of political philosophy. Hailed by John Stuart Mill and Horace Greely as the finest book ever written on the nature of democracy, it continues to be an influential text on both sides of the Atlantic, above all in the emerging democracies of Eastern...
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Letters from America
by Alexis de Tocqueville
Young Alexis de Tocqueville arrived in the United States for the first time in May 1831, commissioned by the French government to study the American prison system. For the next nine months he and his companion, Gustave de Beaumont, traveled and observed not only prisons but also the political, economic, and social systems of the early...
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The Recollections of Alexis De Tocqueville
by Alexis de Tocqueville
The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and...
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Democracy in America
by Alexis de Tocqueville
Democracy in America is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville. Its title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in America. In the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution that he believed had been occurring over the previous seven hundred years.
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