De La Démocratie en Amérique is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville. Its title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are. DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA. Freely inspired to the book by Alexis De Tocqueville Technical production staff: Carmen Castellucci, Francesca Di Serio. Buy La democrazia in America by Alexis De Tocqueville, G. Candeloro (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Modelli di filosofia politica.

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This section is in a list format that may be better presented using prose. Retrieved 22 April While Tocqueville speaks highly of the U. You can help alsxis converting this section to prose, if appropriate. By the twentieth century, it had become a classic work of political sciencesocial scienceand history.

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They arrived equals in education and were all middle class. From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy rivisteweb. Edizioni di Storia E Letteratura.

Tocqueville and the Americans: Tocqueville believed that the Puritans established the principle of sovereignty of the people in the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut.

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The remainder of the book can be interpreted as an attempt to accomplish this ka, thereby giving advice to those people who would experience this change in social states. Sign in Create an account. Tocqueville also outlines the possible excesses of passion for equality among men, foreshadowing the totalitarian states of the twentieth century.


On the other hand, Tocqueville proved shortsighted in noting that a democracy’s equality of conditions stifles literary development. In his later letters Tocqueville indicates that he and Beaumont used their official business as a pretext to study American society instead. University of North Carolina Press. The Christian Science Monitor. Equally, in alexiz the country’s interest in science as limited to pedestrian applications for streamlining the production of material goods, he failed to imagine America’s burgeoning appetite for pure scientific research and discovery.

Science Logic and Mathematics. Views Read Edit View history. Democracy in America was published in two volumes, the first in and the other in Tocqueville’s views on the United States took a darker turn afterhowever, as made evident in Aurelian Craiutu’s Tocqueville on America after Find it on Scholar.

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Retrieved xemocrazia June He anticipates the potential acrimony over the abolition of slavery that would tear apart the United States and lead to the Tocqheville Civil War as well as the eventual superpower rivalry between the United States and Russia, which exploded after World War II and spawned the Cold War.


Editing help is available. Tocqueville was one of the first social critics to examine the situation of U. This article has no associated abstract. Cordoneanu – – Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies Tocqueville’s work is often acclaimed for making a number of astute predictions.

Given the social state that was emerging, Tocqueville believed that a “new political science” would be needed, in order to:. History of Western Philosophy. French Wikisource has original text related to this article: The primary focus of Democracy in America is an analysis of why republican representative democracy has succeeded in the United States while failing in so many other places.

Retrieved from ” https: Sign in to use this feature. Mansfield calls it “at once the best cemocrazia ever written on democracy and the best book ever written on America. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.