Paralleling his friend Alexis de Tocqueville's visit to America, Gustave Beaumont travelled through Ireland in the mid-1830s to observe its people and society. In 'Ireland', he chronicles the history of the Irish and offers up a national portrait on the eve of the Great Famine.

Ireland: Social, Political, and Religious 2006, Belknap Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674021655