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On Tocqueville: Democracy and America

On Tocqueville: Democracy and America

Alan Ryan

ISBN: 978-1-631-49059-0

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352 pages

Select type: Paperback

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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 TocquevilleM/em> features a chronology, biography and excerpts from Tocqueville's major works.