Date 11 May 2016
Pages 97
Format cm 22 x 29
Price € 18.00
EAN 9782203089488
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Tocqueville: Toward a New World

Publisher Casterman
Age All Ages
Alexis de Tocqueville's first experience of the American wilderness.

Based on the posthumously published essay Fifteen Days in the Wilderness by French diplomat and philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville, this tells the story of a side trip he took during the great nine-month American tour in 1831 that resulted in his classic, Democracy in America. He and his friend Gustave de Beaumont travel to the Great Lakes region, searching for the fringe of Western civilization. From predicting the Native Americans' decline to witnessing frenetic growth and development, he paints a portrait of pioneer America.

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