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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There is a separation of Church and State imposed by the American constitution. Letters and Other Writings.

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. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tocqueville seeks to apply the functional aspects of democracy in the United States to what he sees as the failings of democracy in his native France. In both cases, the territories quickly distance themselves from the French political tradition, in order to develop their own distinctive systems.

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 slaves in the United States. Write a customer review. Learn more about Amazon Prime.


University of North Carolina Press. According to Guillemin, Tocqueville cites Guillemin’s words there is also a feeling of attachment to things considered French.

Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Librairie de Charles Gosselin. English Choose a language for shopping. In contrast with his visit to Lower Canadahis time in New Orleans did not lead to any written summary of his observations and his conversations. Tocqueville observed tocquwville social mechanisms have paradoxes, as in what later became known as the Tocqueville effect: Amazon Music A,erica millions of songs.

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He talks about the weakness of the French colonizing efforts. Despite his official purpose, his travels enabled him to better understand the phenomenon of democracy in America and its inevitable development.

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 nowhere seen women occupying a loftier position; and if I were asked, In the introduction to his translation of the book, Harvard Professor Harvey C.


Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Tocqueville’s thoughts on Louisiana reaffirm what he had noticed in Lower Canada: Articles with incomplete citations from November All articles with incomplete citations Articles needing cleanup from September All pages needing cleanup Articles with sections that need to be turned into prose from September Articles with Project Gutenberg links Articles with LibriVox links Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers.

Before finishing Democracy in AmericaTocqueville believed that Beaumont’s study of the United States would prove more comprehensive and penetrating.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Alexis de Tocqueville et la Louisiane en For example, the control of the Catholic Church was weaker in Louisiana. Gustave de Beaumont Francis J. Then, from the 1 st to the 3 rd of January,they went to New Orleans, Louisiana. Exploring Democracy in America.