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Alexis de Tocqueville, The Old Regime and the Revolution [1856]

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The Old Regime and the Revolution, trans John Bonner (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1856).

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This is the first part of a planned history of the French Revolution. Tocqueville did not live to complete the work. Part one deals with the origins of the Revolution and the centralization of the French bureaucracy.

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