Tocqueville's Discovery of America

Tocqueville's Discovery of America

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Alexis de Tocqueville is more quoted than read; commentators across the political spectrum invoke him as an oracle who defined America and its democracy for all times. But in fact his masterpiece, Democracy in America, was the product of a young man’s open-minded experience of America at a time of rapid change. In Tocqueville’s Discovery of America, the prizewinning biographer Leo Damrosch retraces Tocqueville’s nine-month journey through the young nation in… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 13, 2010)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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