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Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont in America : their friendship and their travels / edited by Olivier Zunz ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer.

Author/creator Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859
Other author/creatorZunz, Olivier, editor.
Other author/creatorGoldhammer, Arthur, translator.
Other author/creatorBeaumont, Gustave de, 1802-1866.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoCharlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2010.
Descriptionxxxix, 698 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Uniform titleWorks. Selections. English. 2010
Contents Letters from Tocqueville and Beaumont on their American travels -- Tocqueville's travel notebooks -- Tocqueville's narration of two excursions -- Tocqueville's and Beaumont's texts on the penitentiary system -- Beaumont's Marie, or, Slavery in the United States : a novel of Jacksonian America, 1835 -- Tocqueville's letters on the writing and publication of Democracy in America -- Tocqueville's and Beaumont's views of America after 1840.
Abstract A selection of Tocqueville's writings on America together with letters and sketches from his traveling companion, Gustave de Beaumont.
General noteTranslated from the French.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2010021800
ISBN9780813930626 (cloth : alk. paper) :
ISBN0813930626 (cloth : alk. paper)

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