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Alexis de Tocqueville

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  • Democracy in Americaby Alexis De Tocqueville; Henry Reeve

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.95

    Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America (De la démocratie en Amérique) is a classic text detailing the United States of the 1830s, showing a primarily favorable view by Tocqueville as he compares it to his native France. Considered to be an important account of the U.S. democratic system, it has become a classic work in the fields... more...

  • Democracy in Americaby Alexis De Tocqueville

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    “Democracy in America” is one of the masterpieces by Tocqueville. It presents the author’s reflections regarding American people’s outlook on politics. He comments on the strengths and weaknesses of the democratic system that was in some aspects the “tyranny of the majority”. A thought-provoking book that offers an in-depth... more...

  • Democracy in Americaby Alexis de Tocqueville

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    De la democratie en Amerique (published in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the second in 1840) is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville on the United States in the 1830s 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 America.... more...

  • American Institutions and Their Influenceby Alexis de Tocqueville

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • The Old Regime and the French Revolutionby Alexis De Tocqueville

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    The most important contribution to our understanding of the French Revolution was written almost one hundred years ago by Alexis de Tocqueville. more...

  • Democracy in Americaby Alexis De Tocqueville; Joseph Epstein

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 7.99

    From America's call for a free press to its embrace of the capitalist system, Democracy in America --first published in 1835--enlightens, entertains, and endures as a brilliant study of our national government and character. Philosopher John Stuart Mill called it "among the most remarkable productions of our time." Woodrow Wilson wrote that de Tocqueville's... more...

  • Ancien Regime and the Revolutionby Alexis de Tocqueville; Gerald Bevan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available

    The Ancien Régime and the Revolution is a comparison of revolutionary France and the despotic rule it toppled. Alexis de Tocqueville (1805?59) is an objective observer of both periods ? providing a merciless critique of the ancien régime , with its venality, oppression and inequality, yet acknowledging the reforms introduced under Louis XVI, and... more...

  • Fünfzehn Tage in der Wildnisby Alexis de Tocqueville; Heinz Jatho

    Diaphanes 2014; US$ 9.46

    Während seiner großen Nordamerikareise, die eigentlich den Beobachtungen des amerikanischen Rechtssystems gewidmet war und der wir letztendlich auch sein Hauptwerk "Die Demokratie in Amerika" verdanken, begab sich Alexis de Tocqueville für zwei Wochen auf Abwege. Auf der Suche nach der Wildnis und den Ureinwohnern des Kontinents durchreist... more...

  • Democracy in Americaby Alexis de Tocqueville; Richard C. Heffner; Vartan Gregorian

    Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 7.95

    Over 175 years ago, Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French nobleman and an astute political scientist, came to the United States to evaluate the meaning and actual functioning of democracy. His brilliant discussion of majority rule is still vitally relevant today. more...

  • Democracy in Americaby Alexis De Tocqueville; Sanford Kessler; Stephen D. Grant

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 11.95

    This new abridged translation of Democracy in America reflects the rich Tocqueville scholarship of the past forty years, and restores chapters central to Tocqueville's analysis absent from previous abridgments--including his discussions of enlightened self-interest and the public's influence on ethical standards. Judicious notes and a thoughtful Introduction... more...