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Alexis de Tocqueville and the Second Republic, 1848-1852

A Study in Political Practice and Principles

by Sharon B. Watkins

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • History: World,
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • France,
  • Europe - France,
  • History / France,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • 1805-1859,
  • Contributions in political sci,
  • Tocqueville, Alexis de,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages614
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8027323M
    ISBN 100761825053
    ISBN 109780761825050

    Alexis de Tocqueville: Prophet of Democracy in the Age of Revolution. Hugh Brogan. Published by: Profile Books. It is now years since the birth of Alexis de Tocqueville, French aristocrat, liberal politician and writer of genius whose great works, Democracy in America and the Ancien Regime, are ever more influential and the son of a noble family which was nearly wiped out in. Alexis de Tocqueville and the Second Republic, Drawing upon a variety of primary sources, this work scrutinizes Tocqueville's actual political action in and suggests his famous Souvenirs (Recollections) reflect second thoughts more than deeds.

    Alexis de Tocqueville made his entrance in political life in At the outbreak of the Revolution of February he was in the prime of his age and in the maturity of his talent. He threw himself into the struggle, resolving to devote himself to the interests of the country and of society, and he was one of the first among those whole-hearted, single-minded men who endeavoured to keep the. Alexis de Tocqueville Character World Money Value In no other country in the world is the love of property keener or more alert than in the United States, and nowhere else does the majority display less inclination toward doctrines which in any way threaten the way property is owned.

    Alexis de Tocqueville was a French diplomat, political scientist and historian who was known for his books on democracy. He was fascinated by the way people lived in democratic countries. He argued that the importance of the French Revolution was to continue the process of . In , Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and civil servant, made a nine-month journey through the eastern United States. The result was Democracy in America, a monumental study of the strengths and weaknesses of the nation’s evolving politics. Tocqueville looked to the flourishing democratic system in America as a possible.


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Alexis de Tocqueville and the Second Republic, 1848-1852 by Sharon B. Watkins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Drawing upon a variety of primary sources, this work scrutinizes Tocqueville's actual political action in and suggests his famous Souvenirs (Recollections) reflect second thoughts more than deeds. As a pragmatic strategist operating from a small left-center faction, Tocqueville attempted to construct a future France uniting political liberty (including universal manhood suffrage) Cited by: 1.

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Watkins: Drawing upon a variety of primary sources, this work scrutinizes Tocqueville's actual political action in and suggests his famous So. Alexis de Tocqueville and the Second Republic, a study in political practice and principles. Alan Kahan, "Sharon B.

Watkins, Alexis de Tocqueville and the Second Republic, – A Study in Political Practice and Principles; Robert T. Gannett Jr., Tocqueville Unveiled: The Historian and His Sources for “The Old Regime and the Revolution”," The Journal of Modern Hist no.

3 (September ): Alexis de Tocqueville - Alexis de Tocqueville - Revolution of The Revolution of brought about a new political situation for France and for Tocqueville. Having decried apathy as the chief danger for France, Tocqueville recognized even before the revolution that France was faced with a politically awakened working class that might well propel French politics into socialist and.

Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, comte de Tocqueville (French: [alɛgzi də tɔkvil]; 29 July – 16 April ), colloquially known as Tocqueville (/ ˈ t ɒ k v ɪ l, ˈ t oʊ k-/), was a French aristocrat, diplomat, political scientist, and is best known for his works Democracy in America (appearing in two volumes, and ) and The Old Regime and the Revolution ().

Alexis de Tocqueville has books on Goodreads with ratings. Alexis de Tocqueville’s most popular book is Democracy in America. Alexis de Tocqueville () was a French sociologist and political theorist who traveled to the United States to study its prisons and wrote “Democracy in America” (), one of the.

De La Démocratie en Amérique (French pronunciation: [dəla demɔkʁasi ɑ̃n‿ameˈʁik]; published in two volumes, the first in and the second in ) is a classic French text by Alexis de title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution.

The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. Alexis de Tocqueville and the Second Republic, – A Study in Political Practice and Principles Guyver, Christopher French History, Volume 18 (2).

Alexis de Tocqueville () came to America in to see what a great republic was like. What struck him most was the country's equality of conditions, its democracy.

The book he wrote on his return to France, Democracy in America, is both the best ever written on democracy and the best ever written on America.

Alexis de Tocqueville, political scientist, historian, and politician, best known for Democracy in America, 4 vol. (–40), a perceptive analysis of the political and social system of the United States in the early 19th century. Tocqueville was a great-grandson of the statesman Chrétien de.

When, inAlexis de Tocqueville came to study Democracy in America, the trial of nearly a half-century of the working of our system had been made, and it had been proved, by many crucial tests, to be a government of "liberty regulated by law," with such results in the development of strength, in population.

The aristocratic, conservative liberal Alexis de Tocqueville was elected to the Constituent Assembly to represent the Department of the Manche and served on the committee charged with developing a new constitution for the Second Republic.

His memoirs of these events can be found in his book Recollections which he wrote We reproduce. Looking for books by Alexis de Tocqueville. See all books authored by Alexis de Tocqueville, including Democracy in America, and Democracy in America; Volume 1, and more on   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 “Democracy in America” by Alexis de Tocqueville is one of the most influential books ever written about America.

While historians have viewed “Democracy” as a rich source about the age of Andrew Jackson, Tocqueville was more of a political thinker than a historian. His "new political science" offers insights into the problematic issues faced by democratic society.

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.

Considered one of the most influential works of the 19th century, Democracy in America offers insights into American politics that still ring true today Alexis de Tocqueville, a young aristocratic French lawyer, came to the United States in to study its penitentiary systems. His nine-month visit and subsequent reading and reflection resulted in this landmark masterpiece of political /5(6).

And so, Tocqueville and Beaumont landed in New York onand began what became one of his-tory’s most famous journeys. The result was two books, both of which would FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF DALLAS VOLUME 5, NUMBER 1 Alexis de Tocqueville Chronicler of the American Democratic Experiment We are pleased to add this piece on.Tocqueville was active in French politics, first under the July Monarchy (–48) and then during the Second Republic (–51) which succeeded the February Revolution.

He retired from political life after Louis Napoléon Bonaparte's 2 December coup, and thereafter began work on The Old Regime and the Revolution.Alexis de Tocqueville (–) was a French philosopher and statesman.

Tocqueville agreed to serve in the newly-proclaimed Second Republic, not because he was a convinced republican, but because, as he put it, he “saw nothing to put in its place.” Democracy in America is “the best book ever written on democracy and the best.