Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont in America : their friendship and their travels

A selection of Tocqueville's writings on America together with letters and sketches from his traveling companion, Gustave de Beaumont.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859.
Contributors: Zunz, Olivier, (Editor), Goldhammer, Arthur, (Translator), Beaumont, Gustave de, 1802-1866.
Format: Book
Published: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • Letters from Tocqueville and Beaumont on their American travels
  • Tocqueville's travel notebooks
  • Tocqueville's narration of two excursions
  • Tocqueville's and Beaumont's texts on the penitentiary system
  • Beaumont's Marie, or, Slavery in the United States : a novel of Jacksonian America, 1835
  • Tocqueville's letters on the writing and publication of Democracy in America
  • Tocqueville's and Beaumont's views of America after 1840.