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Alexis de Tocqueville, De la Démocratie en Amérique, 4 vols. [] famous analysis of the nature and consequences of democracy in the American Republic . De La Démocratie En Amérique. “THIS IS BY FAR THE Tocqueville, Alexis de. Item Number: First American edition of Tocqueville’s magnum opus. Octavo. Despre democratie in America”– Alexis de Tocqueville. 3 likes. Book.

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Constitution, he believes that the mores, or “habits of mind” of the U. The two also briefly visited Canada, spending a few days in the summer of in what was then Lower On modern-day Quebec and Upper Canada modern-day Ontario. Archived from the original on In addition, Tocqueville mentions something that he had already noticed in Quebec City and Montreal: SouvenirsParis, Gallimard, In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

According to his notes, Tocqueville had two notable encounters during his time in New Orleans. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution that he believed had been occurring over the previous several hundred years.

It is modelled ostensibly on France. Noting the rise of the tkcqueville sector in the American economy, Tocqueville, some scholars have argued, also correctly predicted that an ib aristocracy would rise from the ownership of labor. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat The observations made during this respre visit stood out in contrast to what they had seen in Lower Canada.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Insightful analysis of political society was supplemented in the second volume by description of civil society as a sphere of private and civilian affairs mirroring Hegel.

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Toqueville’s other encounter was with a French consular officer, a man by the name of Guillemin. In both cases, the territories quickly distance themselves from the French political tradition, in order to develop their own distinctive systems. Translator’s Note — Arthur Goldhammer”.

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According to Guillemin, Tocqueville cites Guillemin’s words there is also a feeling of attachment to things considered French. The Christian Science Monitor.

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Democratei anticipates the potential acrimony over the abolition of slavery that would tear apart the United States and lead to the American Civil War as well as the eventual superpower rivalry between the United States and Russia, which exploded after World War II and spawned the Cold War. Gustave de Beaumont Francis J. This country, according to him, “[ At the beginning of the ‘s, New Orleans was the main seaport of the territory and was a very economically active city.


These include his belief that democracy has a tendency to degenerate into ” soft despotism ” as well as the risk of developing a tyranny of the majority.

He did, however, consider equality more just and therefore found himself among its partisans. They don’t like to risk tocquevillle property and are afraid of the dishonour of failure”.

Equally, in dismissing the country’s interest in science as limited to pedestrian applications for streamlining the production of material goods, he failed to imagine America’s burgeoning appetite for pure scientific research and discovery.

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