Democracy in America and Two Essays on America

Alexis De Tocqueville (Author) Gerald Bevan (Translator)
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Price
$15.00  $13.80
Publisher
Penguin Group
Publish Date
July 01, 2003
Pages
992
Dimensions
5.64 X 7.58 X 1.81 inches | 1.44 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780140447606

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About the Author

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59), a French sociologist and historian, was active in the law and served for a time as foreign minister. He also wrote L'Ancien RΓ©gime.

Gerald Bevan is the translator.

Issac Kramnick is Professor of Government at Cornell and edited The Federalist Papers for Penguin.

Reviews

"No better study of a nation's institutions and culture than Tocqueville's Democracy in America has ever been written by a foreign observer." -The New York Times

"The Bradley edition of Tocqueville's classic is the best now available in English." -Charles A. Beard

"Professor Bradley's edition should remain the standard one for our time." -F. O. Matthiessen

With an Introduction by Alan Ryan