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Tocqueville, Alexis de 1805-1859

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Works: 2,166 works in 6,590 publications in 14 languages and 134,622 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Sources  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Redactor, Dedicatee, Other, Author in quotations or text abstracts, Secretary, zxx, Contributor, Publishing director, Correspondent, Creator
Classifications: JK216, 320.973
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The old régime and the French Revolution by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
341 editions published between 1856 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 4,821 libraries worldwide
Brilliantly and searchingly examines the nature of French society in the years before the Revolution. Why did the Revolution break out? Was it inevitable, and if so, why? How was France really changed by the Revolution? Why did the intellectuals become enemies of the old French state and society? Why was the French nobility so estranged from the French people? Why, in short, were Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette doomed to the guillotines of the Revolution? In this book, Tocqueville examined these and many other questions, and in large measure definitively answered them
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
172 editions published between 1843 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,183 libraries worldwide
Contains Tocqueville's original eighteenth century writings on the American political experience and its effects upon the development of the American culture
Journey to America by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
27 editions published between 1959 and 1981 in English and held by 2,230 libraries worldwide
Translation of notebooks kept by the author during his last visit to America in 1831-32
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,852 libraries worldwide
Original work was written by Tocqueville, a French citizen who visited America in 1831 and published this account of American democracy in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the second in 1840. This is the third English-language translation
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
138 editions published between 1862 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,834 libraries worldwide
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
16 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,510 libraries worldwide
An influential study of America's national government, egalitarian ideals, and character offers reflections on the effect of majority rule on the rights of individuals and provides insight into the rewards and responsibilities of a democratic government
On the penitentiary system in the United States and its application in France by Gustave de Beaumont( Book )
37 editions published between 1833 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
17 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
46 editions published between 1954 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
Based partly on the author's observations of the American political and social conditions during a visit in 1831-1832
Journeys to England and Ireland by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
21 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in English and French and held by 847 libraries worldwide
Notebooks kept by the author during his journeys to England in 1833 and in 1835 and to Ireland in 1835, with an extract from an unpublished letter probably addressed to Gustave de Beaumont, Oct. 5, 1828
Alexis de Tocqueville on democracy, revolution, and society : selected writings by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
10 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
The nineteenth-century French writer examines the development of democratic government in the United States and the state of political and social life
The European revolution & correspondence with Gobineau by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
19 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in English and held by 623 libraries worldwide
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville( Sound Recording )
47 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Presents excerpts from Tocqueville's treatise, written in 1834, about the advantages and pitfalls of democracy
De la démocratie en Amérique by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
81 editions published between 1834 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 517 libraries worldwide
Writings on empire and slavery by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
"Although Tocqueville never published a book-length study of French North Africa, his various writings on the subject provide as invaluable a portrait of French imperialism as Democracy in America does of the Early Republic period in American history. In Writings on Empire and Slavery, Jennifer Pitts has selected and translated nine of his most important dispatches on Algeria, which offer startling new insights into both Tocqueville's political thought and French liberalism's attitudes toward the political, military, and moral aspects of France's colonial expansion. Also included in this collection is Tocqueville's influential call for the abolition of slavery in the French West Indies, an action he felt would regain for France the moral high ground taken by Britain when it abolished slavery in its colonies - even as the conquest and settling of Algeria would unify the French nation and gain for it international respect."--Jacket
Memoir on pauperism by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
30 editions published between 1835 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
33 editions published between 1838 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Recollections by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
25 editions published between 1896 and 2003 in English and German and held by 263 libraries worldwide
"This entirely new translation of Tocqueville's 'Souvenirs'--his posthumously published, extraordinarily lucid and trenchant analysis of the 1848 revolution in France--will be the definitive English edition of the work for decades to come. Tocqueville's most polished literary text, full of bravura passages and stylistic flourishes, it was never intended for publication. Written immediately after the climax of Tocqueville's political career and just before Louis Bonaparte's 1851 coup prompted the great theorist of democracy to retire from political life, it is an exercise in candid personal reflection. Yielding to pressure from friends, Tocqueville approved its publication, but only after all characters portrayed in it--mostly unflatteringly--had died. In 1893, more than three decades after Tocqueville's death, his nephew published an expurgated version. Only in 1964 did French editors restore the potentially offensive passages. A selection of speeches, occasional texts, notes, and letters add significantly to our understanding of the revolutionary period and Tocqueville's role in it. His letters range from personal concerns to all the important political issues of the day. They illuminate not only the French conflict but the powerful reaction taking hold in Germany and Italy. They also document Tocqueville's only serious intellectual encounter with socialism and its theoreticians (Cabet, Proudhon, and Fourier, but not Marx). Finally, the edition evinces the continuing influence the United States on Tocqueville, who tirelessly, albeit futilely, promoted the American model of government for the new French Republic"--Provided by publisher
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
In 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont spent nine months in the U.S. studying American prisons on behalf of the French government. They investigated not just the prison system but indeed every aspect of American public and private life - the political, economic, religious, cultural, and above all the social life of the young nation. From Tocqueville's copious notes came Democracy in America. This English-only edition of Democracy in America features Eduardo Nolla's incisive notes to James Schleifer's English translation of the French text, with an extensive selection of early outlines, drafts, manuscript variants, marginalia, unpublished fragments, and other materials: "This new Democracy is not only the one that Tocqueville presented to the reader of 1835, then to the reader of 1840. . . the reader will see how Tocqueville proceeded with the elaboration of the main ideas of his book."
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville( Book )
11 editions published between 1840 and 2013 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
An influential study of America's national government, egalitarian ideals, and character offers reflections on the effect of majority rule on the rights of individuals and provides insight into the rewards and responsibilities of a democratic government
 
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Aleksis de Tokvil
Alexis de Tocqueville filosofo, politico e storico francese
Alexis de Tocqueville francuski myśliciel i polityk
Alexis de Tocqueville Frans filosoof
Alexis de Tocqueville französischer Publizist und Politiker
Alexis de Tocqueville French political thinker and historian
Alexis de Tocqueville pensador, jurista, político, e historiador francés
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Clérel, Alexis C. H. 1805-1859
Clérel, Alexis Henri Charles de 1805-1859 vizconde de Tocqueville
Clérel, Alexis Henri Charles de, vizconde de Tocqueville, 1805-1859
Clérel, Alexis-Henri-Charles-Maurice 1805-1859
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Clérel de Tocqueville, Charles Alexis Henri Maurice 1805-1859
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توكڤيل، ألكسي دو، 1859-1805
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دوتوكفيل، ألكسيس، 1805-1859
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또께빌르, 알렉시스 샤를르 앙리 모리스 끌레렐 드 1805-1859
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German (43)
Spanish (29)
Italian (22)
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Russian (12)
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