Alexis de Tocqueville


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Noun1.Alexis de Tocqueville - French political writer noted for his analysis of American institutions (1805-1859)
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magasin = shop; ex-officio = by virtue of his position--Cooper frequently criticized American diplomats for taking on the conservative views of the monarchial governments to which they were accredited; oi polloi = common people, rabble (Greek); de Tocqueville = Alexis de Tocqueville = French writer (1805-1859), famous for his account of American culture, "Democracy in America" (1835 and 1840)--Cooper had provided Tocqueville with letters of introduction for his 1832 American visit, but resented the extreme admiration accorded his book}
Alexis De Tocqueville (1805-1859) considered General Andrew Jackson oa man of violent temper and mediocre talentso, who nonetheless became President osolely by the recollection of a victory gained 20 years before.
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The Art of Being Free: How Alexis de Tocqueville Can Save Us from Ourselves
All of these questions, and more, receive extended treatment that is divided into three sections: the first examines ancient republicanism as articulated chiefly by Aristotle and Plutarch; the second turns to modern theories of republicanism and the writings of Michel de Montaigne, John Locke, and Francis Hutcheson; the third considers Alexis de Tocqueville and his landmark study, "Democracy in America".
With its design for the Bibliotheque Alexis de Tocqueville in Caen, France, OMA set out to answer the question, "What should the future of books be?
The 17-year-old reportedly fired at the Alexis de Tocqueville school's headmaster, injuring two people.
She also reminds us of a lesser-known political fact: Alexis de Tocqueville visited the U.
Summary: Alexis de Tocqueville, a liberal French aristocrat, visited the United States in 1831 ostensibly to write a study of its "enlightened" prison system (locking people up in solitary confinement like penitent monks was the latest modern idea).
Roberts sits on the executive council for the University of Miami Alumni Association, and is a Board Member for the I Have a Dream Foundation of Miami, Camillus House, and the United Way of Miami's Alexis de Tocqueville Society.
If Alexis de Tocqueville were alive today, we'd invited him back to the U.
An alumnus of the Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership program, Grantham is a mentor to recent graduates, and is currently assisting United Way as an Ambassador for the Alexis de Tocqueville Society.