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This is a great book and a great reference for anyone who enjoys reading about early American history.
If you can find the time (and the quiet) to read fifty pages of this book a day, you can accomplish it in under three weeks.
Still, his sentiments were hardly unalloyed, as this book and his other writings make abundantly clear.
Riviting book but hard going to read. Author has a repetitive and pedantic style that requires a break after every ten pages or so. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Innishfad
The book is a classic, but the edition helps it shine. Thin pages, but it keeps the whole thing nice and compact which is nice when you need to take it back and forth from the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by mike parikh
This should be a standard Text book in every High School and College in the United States.
I first heard about Alexis de Tocqueville from Mark Levin. Read more
This book provides great insight into the making of our democracy. I was surprised at how it's relevancy to current events today.Published 4 months ago by S. Acuff
I suppose it depends almost entirely on your expectations and frame of reference. It is an often quoted book, and a serious and scholarly piece of work. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Minnesota Senior
Eloquent and succinct description of the democratic principles of the USA in 1830 and a look back to XVII century colonists societies. Read morePublished 7 months ago by ceslava mickevicius
Eye opening account of ones view of America's democracy in its early history. But what is amazing is how much of Tocqueville's views is or has come tolightPublished 9 months ago by DAVID LEMOYNE