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Democracy in America free pdf In 1831 Tocqueville set out from post-revolutionary France on a journey across America that would take him 9 months and cover 7,000 miles. The result was "Democracy in America": a subtle and prescient analysis of the life and institutions of 19th-century America. Tocqueville's study of the strengths and weaknesses of an evolving democratic society has been quoted by every American president since Eisenhower. It remains a key point of reference for any discussion of the American nation or the democratic system.

About Alexis De Tocqueville

The French sociologist and historian, Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) was active in the law and served for a time as foreign minister. He also wrote L'Ancien Regime. Gerald Bevan is the translator. Issac Kramnick is Professor of Government at Cornell and edited The Federalist Papers for Penguin.

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Author : Alexis De Tocqueville
Publisher : Penguin Classics
Data Published : 24 April 2003
ISBN : 0140447601
EAN : 9780140447606
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 992 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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