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Democracy in America

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Book Description
Reprint of the first English-language edition. In 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville [1805-1859] and Gustave de Beaumont [fl.1835] were sent to the United States by the French government to study American prisons, which were renowned for their progressive and humane methods. They were pleased to accept this assignment because they were intrigued by the idea of American democracy. Tocqueville and Beaumont... More
Book Information
PublisherLawbook Exchange
BindingHardcover (37 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages464
Publication Date08/11/2003
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About Alexis De Tocqueville (Author) : Alexis De Tocqueville is a published author. Some of the published credits of Alexis De Tocqueville include Democracy In America, Democracy in America (2 Volumes).
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About Henry Reeve (Translator) : Henry Reeve is a published translator. Published credits of Henry Reeve include Democracy in America.
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