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Author Damrosch, Leopold.

Title Tocqueville's discovery of America / Leo Damrosch.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.56 DAM    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxi, 277 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Where Tocqueville was coming from -- First impressions : New York City -- Everything attests to a new world -- The romance of the forest -- Boston : democracy as a state of mind -- Philadelphia : toleration, association, and incarceration -- Democracy in the West -- Down river to New Orleans -- Road trip through the South -- The nation's disappointing capital -- Building a masterpiece -- Afterward -- Timeline of the American journey.
Subject Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859 -- Travel -- United States.
National characteristics, American.
United States -- Description and travel.
ISBN 9780374278175 (hardcover) : $27.00
0374278172 (hardcover)

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