Description - Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
Originally published in two volumes, in 1835 and 1840, this classic by a French political scientist offers insightful views of the newly formed United States. Alexis de Tocqueville identified the foundations underlying the nation's successful democracy, intending to foster the same principles in the government of postrevolutionary France. Two centuries later, his work remains among the most perceptive and influential surveys of American politics and society.
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(203mm x 127mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Alexis de Tocqueville
French diplomat and historian Alexis de Tocqueville (1805 - 59) is notable for both Democracy in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution. Both works analyzed the connections between national character and government, were influential in 19th-century discussions of liberalism and equality, and were rediscovered by sociologists and political scientists of the 20th century.