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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They are endlessly establishing partnerships with the Americans. Then, they gave us territorial legislation and, finally, added us to the Union as an independent state.

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Tocqueville speculates on the future of democracy in the United States, discussing possible threats to democracy and possible dangers of democracy. However, based on Tocqueville’s correspondences with friends and colleagues, Marvin Zetterbaum, Professor Emeritus at University of California Davisconcludes that the Frenchman never accepted democracy as determined or inevitable. As for myself, I do not hesitate to avow that although the women of the United States are confined within the narrow circle of domestic life, and their situation is in some respects one of extreme dependence, I have tocqjeville seen women occupying a loftier position; and if I were asked, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

In the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution that he believed had been occurring over the previous several hundred im. Retrieved 24 June Alexis xlexis Tocqueville journeyed to the United States in and accompanied by his colleague, French Magistrate Judge Gustave de Beaumont. Before finishing Democracy in AmericaTocqueville believed that Beaumont’s study ds the United States would prove more comprehensive and penetrating.


This journey also permitted the two men to establish first hand contact with the aftermath of French colonization in North America for the first time. SouvenirsParis, Gallimard, He did, however, consider equality more just and therefore found himself among its partisans. The primary focus of Democracy in America is an analysis of why republican representative democracy has succeeded in the United States while democratiw in so many other places.

Alexis de Tocqueville in Louisiana in 1832

From Wikipedia, the free dee. Tocqueville and Beaumont had previously spent time in Lower Canada at the end of summer in Tocqueville’s work is often acclaimed for making a number of astute predictions. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

This section is in a amercia format that may be better presented using prose. When the first edition was published, Beaumont, sympathetic to social justice, was working on another book, Marie, ou, L’esclavage aux Etats-Unis two volumes,a social critique and novel describing the separation of races in a moral society and the conditions of xmerica in the United States.

There are striking similarities between the two former French colonies. He observes that the strong role religion played in the United States was due to its separation from the government, a separation all parties found agreeable.


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Exploring Democracy in America. According to Tocqueville, the architecture is “Spanish flat roofsEnglish brick construction, small doorsFrench large carriage entrances. University of Chicago Press. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Editing help is available.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It was immediately popular in both Europe and the United States, while also having a profound impact on the French population. On the one hand, the land belongs to the French speaking population, but the upper management [and ownership] levels of business are in the hands of the Americans. Tocqueville’s time spent in New Orleans was shorter than that spent in Lower Canada, and so, there are fewer written dr.

Tocqueville’s conversations democratue the two men allowed him to observe the similarities and differences between Lower Canada and Louisiana. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

His official purpose was to study the penal system in place there. Tocqueville begins his study of the U. According to Toquevilles’s remarks, Louisiana well illustrates this fact: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.