Democracy in America

Author: De Tocqueville
Categories: 1800's  General  Secondary/Adult
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Comments: It took the foreign perspective of France's DeTocqueville to give America her definitive account of her first 50 years as a nation. DeTocqueville's observations and questions about America's future remain timely almost 200 years later. A true classic for American History study.
Description from Amazon.com: [Editor's Review] When it was first published last year, Harvey Mansfield and Delba Winthrop's new translation of Democracy in America was lauded in all quarters as the finest and most definitive edition of Tocqueville's classic thus far—complete with the most faithful and readable translation to date, impeccable annotations of unfamiliar references, and a masterful introduction placing the work and its author in the broader contexts of political philosophy and statesmanship. Mansfield and Winthrop's astonishing efforts have not only captured the elegance, subtlety, and profundity of Tocqueville's original, but also give us... [more at Amazon link below]
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