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Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (Xlation by Richard D. Heffner) - Paperback - Edited and Abridged - 1956 - from Paper Time Machines and Biblio.co.nz

Democracy in America: The Classic Study of the Americn way of life specially edited and abridged for the modern reader

by Alexis de Tocqueville (Xlation by Richard D. Heffner)

Condition: Good


French diplomat, political scientist, and historian Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, the Viscount de Tocqueville was best known for "Democracy in America" 1835. A 19th Century account of a foreign observer.

This abridged and translated copy is a 1956 Paperback published by Mentor Books. This copy has moderate shelf and handling wear and some toning and moisture stains on the page edges. There is only one crease along the spine. Aside from the before mentioned issues, this book copy is free of marks, damage, or major stains.

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De la démocratie en Amérique (published in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the second in 1840) is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville on the United States in the 1830s and its strengths and weaknesses. A literal translation of its title is On Democracy in America, but the usual translation of the title is simply Democracy in America. It is regarded as a classical account of the democratic system of the United States and has been used as an important reference ever since.




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