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 (tōk′vĭl, tŏk′-, tôk-vēl′), Alexis Charles Henri Clérel de 1805-1859.
French politician, traveler, and historian. After touring the United States (1831-1832), he wrote Democracy in America (1835-1840), a widely influential study of American institutions.
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(ˈtəʊkvɪl; ˈtɒk-; French tɔkvil)
(Biography) Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Clérel de (alɛksi ʃarl ɑ̃ri mɔris klerɛl də). 1805–59, French politician and political writer. His chief works are De la Démocratie en Amérique (1835–40) and L'Ancien régime et la révolution (1856)
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(ˈtoʊk vɪl, ˈtɒk-)

Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Clérel de, 1805–59, French statesman and author.
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Noun1.Tocqueville - French political writer noted for his analysis of American institutions (1805-1859)
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I do believe, if my brother could have got back to France, he would have written a book on America, which, while it overlooked many vices and foibles that deserve to be cut up without mercy, would have thrown even de Tocqueville into the shade in the way of political blunders.
{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}
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Alexis de Tocqueville, who died 160 years ago today, was in his mid-20s when he set out for a nine-month tour of the United States.
Runciman principally approaches these dilemmas through the lens of the writings of Alexis de Tocqueville, making the book an intriguing historical review of the twentieth century--one especially notable for its political turbulence.
A nationally recognized healthcare executive and special adviser to the CEO of the University of Rochester Medical Center has been chosen as United Way of Greater Rochester's 2018 Tocqueville Award recipient.
In this article, we compare the views of two nineteenth-century Christian thinkers, Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) and Abraham Kuyper (1837-1920), based on the following considerations.
In the year 1830, Alexis de Tocqueville came from France to take the measure of our American democracy: "I was surprised to find so much distinguished talent among the subjects, and so little among the heads of government."
Lise van Boxel opens this section with a paper on Tocqueville's "new political science" for a democratic age.
For Tocqueville, American democracy had brought something new and unprecedented into the world: a nation in which prosperity could be widely shared, political liberty exercised, and the entrepreneurial spirit encouraged, without endangering social stability or moral order.
Este trabalho tem como objetivo geral realizar uma analise comparativa entre os "insights" de Marx e Tocqueville a respeito das nocoes de liberdade e igualdade, tematica que, nas obras de ambos, esta envolta em uma interseccao metodo-religiao-historia e que se projeta atualmente no contexto do discurso dos direitos humanos.