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Alexis De Tocqueville

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805–1859) was a French politician and theorist. He wrote Democracy in America after visiting the United States during which he observed various elements of the prison system. He continued on to serve in the French parliament and also wrote many works, including The Old Regime and the Revolution

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Democracy in America: The Complete and Unabridged Volumes I and II
Written by Alexis De Tocqueville, Introduction by Joseph Epstein
Bantam Classics | Paperback | April 2000
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-21464-2 (0-553-21464-0)

From America's call for a free press to its embrace of the capitalist system, Democracy in America--first published in 1835--enlightens, entertains, and endures as a brilliant study of our national government and character. Philosopher John Stuart Mill called it "among the most remarkable productions of our time." Woodrow Wilson wrote that... Read more






Democracy in America, Vol. 1
Written by Alexis De Tocqueville, Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1990
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-72825-2 (0-679-72825-2)

Out of Alex de Tocqueville's travels through the U.S. in the 1830's came an insightful study of a young democracy and its institutions. This 2 volume edition presents Tocqueville's original text. Footnotes, bibliography. Read more






Democracy in America, Vol. 2
Written by Alexis De Tocqueville
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1990
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-72826-9 (0-679-72826-0)

Volume 2 of the classic commentary on the influence of democracy on the intellect, feelings, and actions of Americans. With an introduction by Phillips Bradley. Read more






The Old Regime and the French Revolution
Written by Alexis De Tocqueville
Anchor | Trade Paperback | October 1955
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-09260-9 (0-385-09260-1)

The most important contribution to our understanding of the French Revolution was written almost one hundred years ago by Alexis de Tocqueville. Read more





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