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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Write a customer review. Tocqueville and Beaumont had previously spent time in Lower Canada at the end of summer in AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Alexis de Tocqueville in Louisiana in 1832

Certain remarks by Guillemin touch on a theme that also surfaces in Tocqueville’s writings. Constitution, he believes that the mores, or “habits of mind” of the U. Centre franco-ontarien de folklore CFOF. The state was only a small part of the immense territory that the American Republic, on the initiative of President Thomas Jefferson, had bought from the emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

The remainder of the book can be interpreted as an attempt to accomplish this goal, thereby giving advice to those people who would experience this change in social states. The United States would eventually be able to accomplish its Manifest Destiny of appropriating land “from sea to shining sea” with the subsequent acquisition of territories west of the Mississippi reaching as far as the Pacific Ocean.

Louisiana and Lower Canada also differed in other ways. The American Congress, he said, “governed us in the beginning in a way similar to our old governors.


Tocqueville was one of the first social critics to examine the situation of U. 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, According to Tocqueville, democracy had some unfavorable consequences: He did, however, consider equality more just and therefore found himself among its partisans.

According to Toqueville, it was ” Alexis de Tocqueville et la Louisiane en Despite his official purpose, his travels enabled dwmocratie to better understand the phenomenon of democracy in America and its inevitable development.

Then, they gave us territorial legislation and, finally, added us to the Union as an independent state. The two also briefly visited Canada, spending a few days in the summer of in what was then Lower Canada modern-day Quebec and Upper Canada modern-day Ontario. Tocqueville and the problem of democracy. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. In addition, the population is mixed, with all shades of colour: Learn more about Amazon Prime. According to him, the Puritans established the U.

This section is in a list format that may be better presented using prose. The territory had been claimed by France, but only minimally occupied.

On the other hand, Tocqueville proved shortsighted in noting that a democracy’s equality of conditions stifles literary development. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

Mayer, Paris, Gallimard,18 tomes en 30 volumes. In New Orleans, the population is very diverse, dw fact that is evident in numerous ways. According to Guillemen, “there is no political animosity against the ministers of the Catholic faith who, for their part, stay out of political affairs. According to Toquevilles’s remarks, Louisiana well illustrates this fact: 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 amdrica novel describing the separation of races in a moral society and the conditions of slaves in the United States.


Furthermore, the spirit of equality that characterized American Democracy shaped the way the different groups interacted with each another in New Orleans. The American Revolution tcoqueville popularized this principle, followed by the Constitutional Convention ofwhich developed institutions to manage popular will. The Christian Science Monitor.

According to Tocqueville, the architecture is “Spanish flat roofsEnglish brick construction, small doorsFrench large democratue entrances.

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For example, the control of the Catholic Church was weaker in Louisiana. This country, according to him, “[ Letters and Other Writings. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

You can help by converting this section to prose, if appropriate. Femocratie de Charles Gosselin. Mutual liberty Soft despotism. 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.

Tocqueville’s thoughts on Louisiana reaffirm what he had noticed in Lower Canada: