Essential Texts from Chicago

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The Chicago Companion to Tocqueville’s Democracy in America
James T. Schleifer

“Schleifer includes so many excellent quotations to illustrate his points that it’s conceivable that this book might be read tout seul, as a substitute for the real thing! I hope not. But virtually everything one needs to know about Democracy, including a taste for Tocqueville’s prose, is included in this fine companion.”—Michael Kammen, Cornell University
Paper $15

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Democracy in America
Alexis de Tocqueville
Edited and translated by Harvey C. Mansfield and Delba Winthrop

“It would be difficult to think of a greater service to the study of Tocqueville than the one performed by Mansfield and Winthrop in their impeccable new edition and translation of Democracy in America.… The publisher is justified in claiming that this version will henceforth be seen as the ‘authoritative’ edition in English.”—Choice
Paper $22