Alexis de Tocqueville Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Jardin, André. Tocqueville: A Biography, translated by Lydia Davis with Robert Hemenway. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1988, 550 p.

The definitive Tocqueville biography, Jardin's version clears up many misconceptions about Tocqueville's life.


Brogan, Hugh. "Alexis de Tocqueville and the Coming of the American Civil War." In American Studies: Essays in Honour of Marcus Cunliff edited by Brian Holden Reid and John White, pp. 83-104. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991.

Maintains that, although Tocqueville never wrote about...

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