Traveling Tocqueville's America: A Tour Book

Traveling Tocqueville s America A Tour Book Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont s travels in America in have been retold by C SPAN For nine months the cable TV network retraced the Frenchmen s journey featuring programming f

  • Title: Traveling Tocqueville's America: A Tour Book
  • Author: C-SPAN Anne Bentzel
  • ISBN: 9780801859663
  • Page: 422
  • Format: Paperback
  • Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont s travels in America in 1831 32 have been retold by C SPAN For nine months, the cable TV network retraced the Frenchmen s journey, featuring programming from cities along the route Now the Tocqueville rediscovery continues with the publication of this unique guide book Comprising 47 brief chapters covering cities and small tAlexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont s travels in America in 1831 32 have been retold by C SPAN For nine months, the cable TV network retraced the Frenchmen s journey, featuring programming from cities along the route Now the Tocqueville rediscovery continues with the publication of this unique guide book Comprising 47 brief chapters covering cities and small towns that Tocqueville visited, the book allows readers to hear Tocqueville s words while following in his footsteps Chapters include descriptions of cities and towns, excerpts of what Tocqueville wrote about them, accounts of what Tocqueville and Beaumont did there and details about sights that can be seen today The book provides telephone numbers and addresses of visitors bureaus, general directions and comparisons of the towns as they are today with what they were like in Tocqueville s era Traveling Tocqueville s America is the perfect companion for armchair traveler and tourist alike.

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