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Travels in two democracies

Edmund Wilson

Travels in two democracies

by Edmund Wilson

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Description and travel.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs.,
    • Soviet Union -- Description and travel.,
    • Soviet Union -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Edmund Wilson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169 .W66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 325 p.
      Number of Pages325
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6343898M
      LC Control Number36027300
      OCLC/WorldCa697239

      Democracy in America was published after Tocqueville's travels in the United States and is today considered an early work of sociology and political science. Tocqueville was active in French politics, first under the July Monarchy (–) and then during the Second Republic (–) which succeeded the February tuency: Sainte-Mère-Église. Tocqueville’s democratic curiosity about democracy permeates his great book, which was published in two volumes, in and Open-eyed, restless, theoretical but also pragmatic, interested in.

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