Chapter 3: Nineteenth Century to 1865

Alexis de Tocqueville
(Charles Henri Maurice Clerel)

Paul P. Reuben
October 16, 2016

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Primary Works

The recollections of Alexis de Tocqueville, tr. by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos, ed., with many additions and introd., by J. P. Mayer. London, Harvill P, 1948. DC270 .T652

Democracy in America. The Henry Reeve text as rev. by Francis Bowen, now further corr. and edited with a historical essay, editiorial notes, and bibliographies by Philipps Bradley. NY: Vintage Books, 1954. JK216 T7

The old regime and the French Revolution. Translated by Stuart Gilbert. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1955. D138 .T6335

Journeys to England and Ireland. Translated by George Lawrence and K. P. Mayer. Edited by J. P. Mayer. New Haven: Yale UP, 1958. DA625 .T63

Recollections. A new translation by George Lawrence. Edited by J. P. Mayer and A. P. Kerr. Introd. by J. P. Mayer.Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1970. DC270 .T652

Journey to America. Translated by George Lawrence. Edited by J. P. Mayer. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1971. E165 .T5433

Democracy in America; edited by J. P. Mayer; a new translation by George Lawrence. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1975. JK216 .T7

Alexis de Tocqueville on democracy, revolution, and society: selected writings; edited and with an introd. by John Stone and Stephen Mennell. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980. JC229 T7713

Selected letters on politics and society; edited by Roger Boesche; translated by James Toupin and Roger Boesche. Berkeley: U of California P, 1985. DC255 .T6 A4

Selected Bibliography

Brogan, Hugh. Alexis de Tocqueville: A Life. New Haven: Yale UP, 2006.

Damrosch, Leo. Tocqueville's Discovery of America. NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010.

Drescher, Seymour. Dilemmas of democracy; Tocqueville and modernization. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P 1968. JC229 T8 D68

Goldstein, Doris S. Trial of faith: religion and politics in Tocqueville's thought. NY: Elsevier, 1975. BR115.P7 G59

Greiman, Jennifer. Democracy's Spectacle: Sovereignty and Public Life in Antebellum American Writing. NY: Fordham UP, 2010.

Henderson, Christine D. ed. Seers and Judges: American Literature as Political Philosophy. Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2002.

Jardin, Andre. Tocqueville: a biography. Translated from the French by Lydia Davis with Robert Hemenway. NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1988. DC36.98 .T63 T3713

Lively, Jack. The social and political thought of Alexis de Tocqueville. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1962. JC229.T8 L5

Mancini, Matthew. Alexis de Tocqueville and American Intellectuals: From His Times to Ours. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.

Mayer, J. P. Alexis de Tocqueville; a biographical study in political. Gloucester, Mass.: P. Smith, 1966 1960. JC229 .T8 M35

Pease, Donald E. The New American Exceptionalism. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2009.

Pierson, George W. Tocqueville in America. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1959. E165 .T547

Reeves, Richard. American Journey: Traveling with Tocqueville in Search of Democracy in America. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1983. E839.5 .R38

Siegel, Kristi. ed. Issues in Travel Writing: Empire, Spectacle, and Displacement. NY: Peter Lang, 2002.

Ward, John W. Tocqueville's America, 1982 LTV Washington Seminar, 1982. Dallas, Tex, (P.O. Box 225003, Dallas 75265): Corporate Affairs Dept. of the LTV Corp., 1982. E169.12 .L75

Zetterbaum, Marvin. Tocqueville and the problem of democracy. Stanford: Stanford UP. l967. JC229.T8 Z4

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