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The Old Regime & The Revolution, Hardcover
1856. Condition: Very Good. The Old Regime & The Revolution, Hardcover Book Title: The Old Regime & The Revolution Author(s): Alexis De Tocqueville, Translated by John Bonner Publication: Harper & Brothers, Publisher - NY, Copyright 1856, 1st Edition Description: Hardcover in dark brown hardbound, no DJ. First Edition/First Printing. Bound in brown thin leather with gilt titles present to the spine, front and back cover with blind embossed borders and decoration. Boards covers have light shelf-wear with plastic lamination that preserve the book. It has the previous owner name and dated 1869, light pencil and pen wiriting on inside front cover and title page, slight foxing. Other pages is free of marks. Binding tight and solid. Alexis de Tocqueville was a French historian and political scientist best known for the work Democracy in America on the American political system. Tocqueville is in the row with the greatest political and economic thinkers Adam Smith, David Ricardo, John Keynes, John Locke, Frederic Bastiat, Baron Montesquieu, and John Stuart Mill. His contributions to political economics is his theory on the improved living standards and social conditions of individuals and their relationship to the market. His thoughts have become the foundation of the democratic states. The book The Old Regime and the Revolution analyzes French society before the French Revolution and investigates the reasons to cause the Revolution. Tocqueville in the book continued developing his theory of continuity. He argued that although the French tried to build a government to be different … [Click Below for Full Description]
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