Commentary

[in chronological order]

Major Works

  • Recollections: The French Revolution of 1848 – Recommended Translation: Recollections: The French Revolution of 1848, ed. J.P. Mayer and A.P. Kerr.  (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Press, 1987). Originally published in 1893.
  • The Old Regime and the Revolution – Recommended Translations: The Old Regime and the Revolution, Volume I, ed. Francois Furet and Francoise Melonio, trans. Alan S. Kahan. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998). The Old Regime and the Revolution, Volume II, ed. Francois Furet and Francoise Melonio, trans. Alan S. Kahan. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001).  
  • Democracy In America – Recommended translation: Democracy in America, ed. and trans. Harvey C. Mansfield and Delba Winthrop (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000). Volume I originally published in 1835. Volume II originally published in 1840.

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Other Works

  • Selected Letters on Politics and Society – Recommended Translation:  Selected Letters on Politics and Society, ed. Roger Boesche, trans. James Toupin and Roger Boesche (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986)
  • Writings on Empire and SlaveryWritings on Empire and Slavery, ed. and trans. Jennifer Pitts.  (Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2003)
  • Journeys to England and IrelandJourneys to England and Ireland, ed. J.P. Mayer, trans. George Lawrence and K.P. Mayer (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1958)
  • Correspondence and Conversation with Nassau WilliamsCorrespondence and Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834-1859, ed. M.C.M. Simpson, in Two Volumes (London: Henry S. King & Co., 1872)
  • Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont in AmericaAlexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont in America: Their Friendship and Their Travels, ed. Olivier Zunz, trans. Arthur Goldhammer (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010)
  • Journey to America – Recommended Translation: Journey to America, ed. J.P. Mayer, trans. George Lawrence (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1960)