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de Tocqueville

On July 29, 1805, Alexis de Tocqueville was born. His most famous book, Democracy in America (1835, 1840), quickly became a classic of social and political research and analysis, and remains the most important early book about the United States of America. He is often referred to as a founder of sociology as well as a major figure in the development of classical liberalism.

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  1. Ptscdave says:

    An excellent version of Democracy in America is available from The Liberty Fund in Indianapolis. It has the French version and the English version on pages facing each other. It includes a lot of footnotes and commentary too. In four volumes.Ptscdave

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