Democracy in America (Abridged / Paperback)

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The abridged edition of the enduring masterwork—a classic portrait of America's culture and people

Originally penned in the mid-nineteenth century by Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America remains the most comprehensive, penetrating, and astute picture of American life, politics, and morals ever written, as relevant today as when it first appeared in print nearly two hundred years ago.

This abridged edition by scholar and historian Scott A. Sandage includes a new introduction and editorial notes, and offers students and the general reader alike easy access to the preeminent translation by George Lawrence, widely recognized as the best translation based on the second revised and corrected text of the 1961 French edition, edited by J. P. Mayer.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060008734
ISBN-10: 0060008733
Abridged: Yes
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: June 2007
Pages: 439
Language: English
Series: P.S.