Mappe-Monde ou Carte Genérale de la Terre Divisée en Deux Hémispheres, by Nicolas de Fer, first published in 1694.

Mappe-Monde ou Carte Genérale de la Terre Divisée en Deux Hémispheres, by Nicolas de Fer, first published in 1694.

Travel

Volume II, Number 3 | summer 2009

If I had no duties, and no reference to futurity, I would spend my life in driving briskly in a post-chaise with a pretty woman.

—Samuel Johnson, 1777

Lapham’sDaily

The World in Time

Olivier Zunz

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Man Who Understood Democracy: The Life of Alexis de Tocqueville. More