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Recollections: The French Revolution of 1848 and Its Aftermath

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Recollections: The French Revolution of 1848 and Its Aftermath - Tocqueville, Alexis De, and Zunz, Olivier (Editor), and Goldhammer, Arthur (Translated by)
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Alexis de Tocqueville's Souvenirs was his extraordinarily lucid and trenchant analysis of the 1848 revolution in France. Despite its bravura passages and stylistic flourishes, however, it was not intended for publication. Written just before Louis-Napol???on Bonaparte's 1851 coup prompted the great theorist of democracy to retire from political life, it was initially conceived simply as an exercise in candid personal reflection. In Recollections: The French Revolution of 1848 and Its Aftermath, renowned historian ...

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Recollections: The French Revolution of 1848 and Its Aftermath 2016, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813939018

Hardcover