Tocqueville's Discovery of America
Leo Damrosch, the Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature at Harvard University, recalls Alexis De Tocquville’s nine-month travels throughout the United States from 1831-1832. De Tocquville’s writings on Jacksonian America presented a changing social and political landscape where the French visitor applauded much of American culture but was critical of slavery and materialism. Mr. Damrosch presents his book that includes letters and papers that have never appeared in English at Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. close
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