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The novel of democracy in America

Alice Jouveau DuBreuil

The novel of democracy in America

a contribution to the study of the progress of democratic ideas in the American novel

by Alice Jouveau DuBreuil

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Political fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Democracy in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alice Jouveau DuBreuil.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.H5 D8 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 115 p. ;
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4875822M
    ISBN 100883054906
    LC Control Number76002724
    OCLC/WorldCa2035081

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    "Democracy in America," the first of four volumes upon "American Institutions and their Influence," was published in It was received at once by the scholars and thinkers of Europe as a profound, impartial, and entertaining exposition of the principles of popular, representative self-government. About Democracy in America, Volume 1. Out of Alex de Tocqueville’s travels through the U.S. in the ’s came an insightful study of a young democracy and its institutions. This 2 volume edition presents Tocqueville’s original text. Footnotes, bibliography.


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