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Tocqueville on America after 1840

letters and other writings

by Alexis de Tocqueville

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tocqueville, Alexis de, -- 1805-1859 -- Correspondence,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1841-1845,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1845-1861

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Aurelian Craiutu, Jeremy Jennings.
    GenreCorrespondence.
    ContributionsCrăiuțu, Aurelian., Jennings, Jeremy, 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK216 .T71915 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16992329M
    ISBN 109780521859554, 9780521676830
    LC Control Number2008031330

    De Tocqueville had to have been one of the most brilliant people to ever live. It's fascinating to listen to his insights and see what things he got "wrong or right" about the future of America. This isn't just a book about 19th century, antebellum America, however. Much of De Tocqueville's thoughts are still useful as applied to America today. Alexis de Tocqueville’s four-volume Democracy in America () is commonly said to be among the greatest works of nineteenth-century political writing. Its daring conjectures, elegant.

      In Tocqueville married Mary Mottely, an Englishwoman. Tocqueville spent the next four years working on the final portion of Democracy in America, which was published in Its composition took far longer, moved farther afield, and ended far more soberly than Tocqueville originally had intended. American society slid into the background. De la démocratie en Amérique (published in two volumes, the first in and the second in ) is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville on the United States in the s and its strengths and weaknesses. A literal translation of its title is On Democracy in America, but the usual translation of the title is simply Democracy in.

      Tocqueville’s democratic curiosity about democracy permeates his great book, which was published in two volumes, in and Open . About Democracy in America. Democracy in America has had the singular honor of being even to this day the work that political commentators of every stripe refer to when they seek to draw large conclusions about the society of the United States. Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat, came to the young nation to investigate the functioning of American democracy and the social.


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The book points out a clear shift in emphasis especially after and documents Tocqueville's growing Cited by: 5. From the publication of the second volume in until his death inTocqueville continued to monitor political developments in America and committed many of his thoughts to paper in letters to his friends in America.

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In sum, with Tocqueville on America afterCraiutu and Jennings have made a major contribution to Tocqueville studies." Annelien de Dijn, History of European Ideas "Craiutu’s and Jenning’s Tocqueville on America After is now an indispensable stop in the long journey of understanding all these problems and many others in Price: $ TOCQUEVILLE ON AMERICA AFTER Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America has been recognized as an indispens- able starting point for understanding American politics.

From the publication of the second volume in until his death inTocqueville continued to. Interpretive study serving as editors' introduction to Tocqueville on America after (Cambridge, ) co-authored with Jeremy Jennings.

Tocqueville Democracy In America Volume 1 By Alexis de Tocqueville Translator – Henry Reeve Book One Introduction Special Introduction By Hon. John T. Morgan In the eleven years that separated the Declaration of the In-dependence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our written Constitution, the great.

Tocqueville on America after Letters and Other Writings. Aurelian Craiutu and Jeremy Jennings, editors and translators. Cambridge University Press. [pounds sterling] (US$). xv + pages. ISBN   Democracy in America, written by Alexis de Tocqueville between andis considered one of the most comprehensive and insightful books ever written about the U.S.

Having seen the failed attempts at a democratic government in his native France, Tocqueville set out to study a stable and prosperous democracy in order to gain insight into how it worked. Review of Tocqueville on America after in Claremont Review of Books ().

The texts translated in Tocqueville on America after Letters and Other Writings answer these questions and offer English-speaking readers the possibility of familiarizing themselves with this unduly neglected part of Tocqueville's work.

The book points out a clear shift in emphasis especially after and documents Tocqueville's growing. Harry Libersohn, H-France "Tocqueville on America after raises crucial questions about the evolution of Tocqueville's views on democracy in the latter half of his life, both in the thought-provoking introduction to the volume as by means of the selection and presentation of the material itself.

b o o k rev i ews Tocqueville on America after Letters and Other Writings. Edited and translated by Aurelian Craiutu and Jeremy Jennings. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. Cloth, $; paper, $) Tocqueville in America after is a compilation of documents illuminating Alexis de Tocqueville's attitudes toward and ties to the United States during.

Alexis de Tocqueville () is perhaps best known among Americans as the author of the influential work, Democracy in America. He produced the book in two volumes -- the first, which came out in and the second, which came out in -- after taking a tour of the United States with his colleague and friend Gustave de Beaumont in.

Tocqueville's Democracy in America offered the image of an accomplished and successful democratic regime. Although Tocqueville never wrote a third volume, he continued to be interested in American political events and exchanged a number of important letters with his American friends after   Hugh Brogan, Alexis de Tocqueville: Prophet of Democracy in the Age of Revolution (Profile Books, ) A.

Craiutu & gs (eds), Tocqueville on America after (Cambridge University Press.The Third Democracy: Tocqueville's Views of America after AURELIAN CRAIUTU Indiana University, Bloomington JEREMY JENNINGS University of Birmingham, UK.

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