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Alexis De Tocqueville

One of America's premier essayists, Joseph Epstein was the editor of The American Scholar for 25 years and has taught--and continues to teach--advanced prose, the reading and writing of fiction, the sociology of literature, autobiography, literature and politics, Henry James, Joseph Conrad, and Willa Cather at Northwestern University. Epstein is the author of 13 books, most recently Life Sentences and Narcissus Leaves the Pool, and has published roughly four hundred essays, stories, reviews and articles in such journals as The New Yorker, Harper's, Times Literary Supplement, The New Republic, Commentary, The New Criterion, The New York Review of Books, Encounter, The... Read More

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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
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
$15.00/18.95(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)

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