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Description - On Tocqueville by Alan Ryan

In On Tocqueville, Alan Ryan brilliantly illuminates the observations of the French philosopher who first journeyed to the United States in 1831 and went on to catalogue the unique features of the American social contract. Tocqueville's prescient analyses of American life remain as relevant today as when they were first written. On Tocqueville features a chronology, biography and excerpts from Tocqueville's major works.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780871407047
ISBN-10: 0871407043
Format: Hardback
(193mm x 124mm x 23mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 12-Sep-2014
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alan Ryan

Alan Ryan was warden of New College, Oxford University, where he was a professor of political theory. He is the author of John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism, Bertrand Russell: A Political Life, and On Politics: A History of Political Thought from Herodotus to the Present.

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