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Alexis de Tocqueville


Who is Alexis de Tocqueville?

Alexis de Tocqueville: Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville was a French political thinker and historian best known for his works Democracy in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution. In both of these, he analyzed the improved living standards and social conditions of individuals, as well as their relationship to the market and state in Western societies. Democracy in America was published after Tocqueville's travels in the United States, and is today considered an early work of sociology and political science.

  • also known as Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville
  • born on (210 years ago) in Paris
  • nationality: France
  • profession: Lawyer, historian
  • died on (156 years ago) in Cannes
  • written works: "Democracy in America", "The Old Regime and the Revolution", "The Recollections Of Alexis De Tocqueville", "Memoir on Pauperism"

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities (2004)

by Mary Bosworth

Superintendence and Government of Female Prisoners in England Eastern State Penitentiary opens Jacksonian era First escape from Eastern State Penitentiary Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont publish On the Penitentiary ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

Alexis de Tocqueville was brought up for the bar, or rather for the bench, and became ...

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Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith. (Alexis de Tocqueville)
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