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De Tocqueville

Edward T. Gargan

De Tocqueville

by Edward T. Gargan

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Published by Bowes & Bowes in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tocqueville, Alexis de, -- 1805-1859

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 89-94.

    Statementby Edward T. Gargan.
    SeriesStudies in modern European literature and thought
    The Physical Object
    Pagination94 p.
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14189146M

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Looking for books by Alexis de Tocqueville. See all books authored by Alexis de Tocqueville, including Democracy in America, and Democracy in America; Volume 1, and more on De Tocqueville had a special inquiry to prosecute, in his visit to America, in which his generous and faithful soul and the powers of his great intellect were engaged in the patriotic effort to secure to the people of France the blessings that Democracy in America had ordained and established throughout nearly the entire Western Hemisphere.

Alexis de Tocqueville () was a French sociologist and political theorist who traveled to the United States to study its prisons and wrote “Democracy in America” (), one of the. After extensive travels across the young nation, Tocqueville wrote Democracy in America (published in two volumes in and ).

The publication of the first volume made Tocqueville a well-known figure, but he led a quiet life, accepting modest governmental posts, traveling around Europe, and marrying an Englishwoman.

Democracy in America (–) is arguably the most perceptive and influential book ever written about American politics and society.

This Library of America volume presents Alexis de Tocqueville’s masterpiece in an entirely new translation, the first to capture fully the precision and grace of his style while providing a rigorous and faithful rendering of his profound ideas and.

Woodrow Wilson wrote that de Tocqueville’s ability to illuminate the actual workings of American democracy was "possibly without rival." For today’s readers, de Tocqueville’s concern about the effect of majority rule on the rights of individuals remains deeply meaningful. In Tocqueville married Mary Mottely, an Englishwoman.

Tocqueville spent the next four years working on the final portion of Democracy in America, which was published in Its composition took far longer, moved farther afield, and ended far more soberly than Tocqueville originally had intended. Considered one of the most influential works of the 19th century, Democracy in America offers insights into American politics that still ring true today Alexis de Tocqueville, a young aristocratic French lawyer, came to the United States in to study its penitentiary systems.

His nine-month visit and subsequent reading and reflection resulted in this landmark masterpiece of political /5(6). Washington Post Book World Alexis de Tocqueville was one of the greatest political thinkers of all time.

Born a French aristocrat, he lost nearly his entire family in the Reign of Terror, and he spent most of his adult life struggling for liberty under the. In the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution that he believed had been occurring over the previous several hundred years.

InAlexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont were sent by the French government to study the American prison system/5(31). Page - Americans of all ages, all conditions, and all dispositions, constantly form associations.

They have not only commercial and manufacturing companies, in which all take part, but associations of a thousand other kinds — religious, moral, serious, futile, extensive or restricted, enormous or diminutive/5(5). “Democracy in America” by Alexis de Tocqueville is one of the most influential books ever written about America.

While historians have viewed “Democracy” as a rich source about the age of Andrew Jackson, Tocqueville was more of a political thinker than a historian. Alexis de Tocqueville Biography. Alexis Charles Henri Clerel de Tocqueville was born in France in July of He was a political philosopher and historian.

After barely escaping the guillotine, his parents escaped to England. The family returned during the reign of Napoleon. De Tocqueville explains what is unique and wonderful about America. Yes, I have listened twice.

What other book might you compare Democracy in America to and why. Many British authors and journalists came to America in the early 's and wrote memoirs of their visits. De Tocqueville "gets it" about the United States. There is no other book. Alexis de Tocqueville was born this date in He was a White French journalist and abolitionist writer.

He was born in Paris to Herve-Bonaventure Clerel de Tocqueville and Louise Le Peletier de Rosanbo. His older brothers were named Hippolyte and Edouard. Tocqueville came from an aristocratic background. He had a private tutor, the abbe Lesueur, until high school, and then attended high.

Originally penned in the mid-eighteenth century by Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America remains the most penetrating and astute picture of American life, politics, and morals ever written, as relevant today as when it first appeared in print nearly two hundred years ago.

This edition, based on the revised and corrected text of the French edition and meticulously. About this book - In Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and ambitious civil servant, made a nine-month journey throughout America.

The result was Free shipping over $Cited by: Alexis de Tocqueville Politics Always Almost Friendships In no other country in the world is the love of property keener or more alert than in the United States, and nowhere else does the majority display less inclination toward doctrines which in any way threaten the way property is owned.

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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this history, politics story are.4/5.