Society, Manners and Politics in the United States

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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.

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).


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