This list is certainly not exhaustive, but it gives a good idea of what the author read while he was writing Parrot and Olivier in America.

Roger Boesche, The Strange Liberalism of Alexis de Tocqueville

Edwin G Burrows and Mike Wallace, Gotham

Hugh Brogan, Alexis de Tocqueville

François de Chateaubriand, Mémoires d’outre-tombe

Louis Chevalier, Laboring Classes and Dangerous Classes in Paris During the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

Michael Chevalier, Society Manners and Politics of the United States, Boston 1839

Leo Damrosch,Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius

Robert Darnton, The Literary Underground of the Old Regime

Charles Dickens, American Notes

Max Doerner, The Materials of the Artist and Their Use in Painting

Allan Fea, Secret Chambers and Hiding Places,

TR Fehrenbach, Lone Star: A history of Texas and the Texans

Waldemar H. Fries, The Double Elephant Folio; the story of Audubon’s Birds of America

Doris S. Goldstein, The Religious Beliefs of Alexis de Tocqueville

Doris S. Goldstein, French Historical Studies, Vol. 1, No. 4

John Hailman, Thomas Jefferson on Wine

Jacques Hébert Archive,

Eric Homberger, The Historical Atlas of New York City

Robert Hughes,American Visions, the Epic History of Art in America

Andre Jardin, Tocqueville

Klein, Daniel and John Majewski, Turnpikes and Toll Roads inNineteenth-Century America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Village of Auteuil

Charles Manby Smith, The Working Man’s Way in the World

Jon Meacham, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the WhiteHouse

Perry Miller, Errand into the Wilderness

Page, J.L.W., An Exploration of Dartmoor and its Antiquities with Some Account of its Borders

George Wilson Pierson, Tocqueville in America

Simon Schama, Citizens

Bill Steiner, Audubon Art Prints: A Collector’s Guide To Every Edition

Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Gustave Beaumont and Alexis de Tocqueville, On the Penitentiary System in the United States

La Marquise de La Tour du Pin, Recollections of the Revolution and the Empire

Fanny Trollope, Domestic Manners of the Americans

Unknown, An Account of a Voyage in a Convict Ship, with Notes of the First Itinerating Missionary in Tasmania London

Egbert Viele, Sanitary and Topographical Map of New York 1874

Alexandra K. Wettlaufer: “Dibutades and her Daughters: The Female Artist inPost-Revolutionary France,” Nineteenth-CenturyStudies 18

Alexandra K. Wettlaufer, Portraitsof the Artist as a Young Woman: Painting and Fiction in France and Britain,1800-1860 (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2010).

Sean Willentz, Andrew Jackson

Joyce Zucker, From the Ground up: The Ground in 19th Century American Pictures, Journal of the American Institure for Conservation 1999

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