Tocqueville: A Biography André Jardin

ISBN: 9780801860676

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Tocqueville: A Biography  by  André Jardin

Tocqueville: A Biography by André Jardin
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In his first major biography of the author of Democracy in America, Andre Jardin traces Alexis de Tocquevilles eventful life from his birth in 1805 to aristocratic parents in postrevolutionary France, through his trip to antebellum America as aMoreIn his first major biography of the author of Democracy in America, Andre Jardin traces Alexis de Tocquevilles eventful life from his birth in 1805 to aristocratic parents in postrevolutionary France, through his trip to antebellum America as a young man, his adventures in Algeria, and his political career in Frances Second Republic, to his return to writing and the publication of his other classic work, LAncien regime et la revolution, in 1856.

Jardin also offers an illuminating critical analysis of Democracy in America, arguing that the concerns for just government that inform this famous work dominated Tocquevilles thought throughout his life.



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