Demokracie v Americe by Alexis de Tocqueville. Demokracie v and their influence. 4. American institutions and their influence. by ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE. Democracy in America (Reeve, v. 2).djvu 2, × 4,, pages; MB. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville title × 1,; 9. únor American flag NEW YORK – Liberální francouzský aristokrat Alexis de Tocqueville navštívil Spojené státy v roce údajně Z cesty vzešlo Tocquevillovo mistrovské dílo, Demokracie v Americe, v němž vyjádřil obdiv k.

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But such a combination is not always in evidence”. Wikisource has original works written by or about: In the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution that he believed had been occurring over the previous several hundred years. Although Tocqueville had favoured retention of distinct traditional law, administrators, schools and so on for Arabs who had come under French control, he judged the Berber tribes of Kabylie in his second of Two Letters on Algeriaas “savages” not suited for this arrangement because he argued they would best be managed not by force of arms, but by the pacifying influences of commerce and cultural interaction.

Insightful analysis of political society was supplemented in the second volume by description of civil society as a sphere of private and civilian affairs mirroring Hegel. Tocqueville speculates on the future of democracy in the United States, ameroca possible threats to democracy and possible dangers of democracy.

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He argues that demokracei collapse of aristocracy lessened the patriarchal rule in the family where fathers would control daughters’ marriages, meaning that women had the option of remaining unmarried and retaining a higher degree of independence. The University of D Press.

It is a commonly assigned reading for undergraduates of American universities majoring in the political or social sciences, and part of the introductory political theory syllabus at Cambridge, Oxford, Princeton and other institutions. These days, they represent civilization, we do not. Views Read Edit View history.

Sociologická imaginace v díle Alexise de Tocquevilla – Mgr. Radka Skalická

Democracy in AmericaChicago: Each seems called by some secret design of Providence one day to hold in its hands the destinies of half the world”. However, assimilation was the best solution for Native Americans and since they were too proud to assimilate, they would inevitably become extinct.


Tocqueville’s work is often acclaimed for making a number of astute predictions. A career in politics is closed tofqueville him for he has offended the only power that holds the keys”. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. A longtime sufferer from bouts of tuberculosisTocqueville would eventually succumb to the disease on 16 April and was buried in the Tocqueville cemetery in Normandy.

I do not think it is for me, a foreigner, to indicate to the United States the time, the measures, or the men by whom Slavery shall be abolished.

Victor Destutt de Tracy. Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies. In DecemberFrench officer Alfred Dreyfus was convicted of treason by a military court-martial and sentenced to life in prison for his alleged crime of passing military secrets to the Germans. His proposals underlined the importance of his North American experience as his amendment about the President and his reelection. In parliament, he sat on the centre-left[7] [8] defended abolitionist views and upheld free trade while supporting the colonisation of Algeria carried on by Louis-Philippe ‘s regime.

Show More Contact Us. Egoism blights the seeds of every virtue; individualism at first dries up only the source of public virtue. Tocqueville asserted that the values that had triumphed in the North and were present in the South had begun to suffocate old-world ethics and social arrangements. Tocqueville advocated racial segregation in Algeria with two distinct legislations, one for European colonists and one for the Arab population.

Despite maintaining that the balance of property determined the balance of power, Tocqueville argued that as the United States showed, equitable property holdings did not ensure the rule of the best men. In describing the American, he agreed with thinkers such as Aristotle and Montesquieu that the balance of property determined the balance of political power, but his conclusions after that differed radically from those of his predecessors.

Vyšinutá demokracie v Americe by Ian Buruma – Project Syndicate

Tocqueville’s professed religion was Roman Catholicism. Full text of thesis Contents of on-line thesis archive Published in Theses: 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.


Even though in his report on Algeria he applauded Bugeaud for making war in a way that defeated Abd-el-Kader ‘s resistance, he had advocated in the Two Letters that the Alexjs military advance leave Kabylie undisturbed and in subsequent speeches and writings he continued to oppose intrusion into Kabylie. He blamed the French Revolution on corruption among the nobility and on the political disillusionment of the French population. Retrieved from ” https: Mutual liberty Soft tocquegille.

The Arc de Triomphe. It can only be found in the head of a coarse and brutal soldier. He cites protective laws in France at the time that rocqueville an estate from being split apart among heirs, thereby preserving wealth and preventing a churn of wealth such as was perceived by him in within the United States. Views Read Edit View history.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. While Tocqueville did visit some prisons, he traveled widely in the United States and took extensive notes about his observations and reflections.

Vyšinutá demokracie v Americe

The thesis deals with the sociological imagination in the Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, using the conceptualization of sociological imagination defined by C. Those who possessed true virtue and talent were left with limited choices. In contrast to the aristocratic ethic, the United States was a ametica where hard work and money-making was the dominant ethic, where the common man enjoyed a level of dignity which was unprecedented, where commoners never deferred to elites and where what he described as crass individualism and market capitalism deemokracie taken root to an extraordinary degree.