Russia’s Answer To Tocqueville Visited America Exactly A Century Later

Fans of Russian lit will know Vladimir Mayakovsky as the great poet of the early Soviet era, but in 1925 – 100 years after the journey that led to Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America – he traveled to the United States (with stops first in Cuba and Mexico) and published his dispatches in … Read entire story.

Source: ArtsJournal