Alexis de Tocqueville
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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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by Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino
Tempo di democrazia: Alexis de Tocqueville [Tempo of democracy: Alexis de Tocqueville]. Naples, Italy: Editoriale Scientifica. Jaume, L. (2008). Tocqueville: Les sources aristocratiques de la liberté [Tocqueville: The sources of aristocratic ...
A - E by Mark Bevir
Alexis de Tocqueville: A biography. London: Profile Books. Ceaser, J. W. (1990).
by Peter P. Hinks, John R. McKivigan
"Alexis de Tocqueville and Slavery .
by Robert Collison
ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE: De la Démocratie en Amérique (French) Juries, above all civil juries, help every citizen to share something of the deliberations that go on in the judge's mind; and itis these very deliberations which best prepare the ...
Volume 10: Law and Politics by James W. Ely Jr., Bradley G. Bond
Alexis de Tocqueville, the oft-quoted French visitor to the young American Republic in the 1830s, observed in Democracy in America (1835), “Two branches may be distinguished in the great Anglo-American family, which have hitherto grown ...
by Christopher John Murray
Alexis de Tocqueville. Paris: Hachette litterature, 1984. Lamberti, Jean Claude. Tocqueville and the Two Democracies. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1989. Lively, Jack. The Social and Political Thought of Alexis de Tocqueville.
The Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War: A Political, Social, and Military History [3 volumes] (2012)
A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker
Alexis de Tocqueville: Democracy in America of our principles, to overthrow the most execrable system of slavery that has ever been witnessed upon earth—to deliver our land from its deadliest curse—to wipe out the foulest stain which rests ...
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