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Michel Chevalier, Society, Manners and Politics in the United States [1839]

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Michel Chevalier, Society, Manners and Politics in the United States: Being a Series of Letters on North America, translated from the third Paris edition (Boston: Weeks, Jordan & Co., 1839). http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/2135

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Observations by a French economist of his trip to the United States. Like Tocqueville, he was sent by the French government in 1834 to inspect American institutions – Tocqueville was sent to inspect American prisons, Chevalier to inspect American pubic works. He reflects upon the banking industry, the railroads, regional differences, factories, internal communications, class structure, and democracy.

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