The Tocqueville Reader: A Life in Letters and Politics
Olivier Zunz, Alan S. Kahan
Wiley, Oct 11, 2002 - History - 384 pages
The Tocqueville Reader includes not only Tocqueville's major writing but also travel letters, conversations with ministers and politicians, and diary entries not originally intended for the public. It includes twenty-nine pieces never before translated into English, and a wide-ranging editorial introduction that gives an account of Tocqueville's life as a politician and inspirations as a writer.