Google full text of our books:


The Two Tocquevilles, Father and Son:
Herve and Alexis de Tocqueville on the Coming of the French Revolution
Edited and translated by R. R. Palmer

Paperback | 2014 | $36.95 | £30.95 | ISBN: 9780691609775
Hardcover | 2016 | $92.50 | £77.95 | ISBN: 9780691637990
262 pp. | 6 x 9
Add to Shopping Cart

| Table of Contents

Google full text of this book:

The distinguished historian R. R. Palmer compares the ideas of Alexis de Tocqueville and his father. Count Herve de Tocqueville. on the causes of the French Revolution of 1789.

Originally published in 1987.

The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Table of Contents:

  • FrontMatter, pg. i
  • Contents, pg. vii
  • Introduction by the Editor/Translator, pg. 1
  • Herve de Tocqueville. Excerpts from Survey of the Reign of Louis XVI, pg. 39
  • Alexis de Tocqueville. Chapters and Notes for His Unfinished Book on the French Revolution (mostly 1857), pg. 145
  • Alexis de Tocqueville. Excerpts from His Correspondence Concerning the Writing of His Unfinished Book (1856-1858), pg. 225
  • Glossary, pg. 245
  • Index, pg. 249

Other Princeton books authored or coauthored by R. R. Palmer:


Subject Area:

  • For hardcover/paperback orders in United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, and Australia

 Paperback : $36.95 ISBN: 9780691609775

Add to shopping cart

 Hardcover : $92.50 ISBN: 9780691637990

Add to shopping cart
View contents of your shopping cart

  • For hardcover/paperback orders in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, India, and Pakistan

 Hardcover  £77.95 ISBN: 9780691637990

Add to shopping cart

 Paperback  £30.95 ISBN: 9780691609775

Add to shopping cart
View contents of your shopping cart

Prices subject to change without notice

File created: 7/11/2017

Questions and comments to:
Princeton University Press

New Book E-mails
New In Print
PUP Blog
Princeton APPS
Sample Chapters
Princeton Legacy Library
Exam/Desk Copy
Recent Awards
Princeton Shorts
Freshman Reading
PUP Europe
About Us
Contact Us
PUP Home

Bookmark and Share 
Send me emails
about new books in:
European History
More Choices