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eBook Tocqueville on America after 1840: Letters and Other Writings ePub

by Aurelian Craiutu

  • ISBN: 0521676835
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Aurelian Craiutu
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (March 30, 2009)
  • Pages: 576
  • ePub book: 1651 kb
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Craiutu's and Jenning's Tocqueville on America After 1840 is now an indispensable stop in the long journey of understanding all these problems and many others in Tocqueville's thought.

Craiutu's and Jenning's Tocqueville on America After 1840 is now an indispensable stop in the long journey of understanding all these problems and many others in Tocqueville's thought. With their commanding knowledge of sources, with their extremely lucid and insightful perspectives both on Tocqueville and his context, Craiutu and Jennings have published an outstanding work. It is indeed compulsory reading for all serious students of Tocqueville. Miguel Morgado, Society

Start by marking Tocqueville on America After 1840: Letters and .

Start by marking Tocqueville on America After 1840: Letters and Other Writings as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The texts translated in Tocqueville on America after 1840: Letters and Other Writings answer these questions and offer English-speaking readers the possibility of familiarizing themselves with this unduly neglected part of Tocqueville's work. The book points out a clear shift in emphasis especially after 1852 and documents Tocqueville's growing disenchantment with America, triggered by such issues as political corruption, slavery, expansionism, and the encroachment of the economic sphere upon the political.

At first sight Aurelian Craiutu’s and Jeremy Jennings’s Tocqueville on America After 1840: Letters and Other Writingsgives a new lease on life to this more or less diffuse impression. Authors and Affiliations.

Did Tocqueville change his views on America outlined in the two volumes of. .Aurelian Craiutu is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington

Did Tocqueville change his views on America outlined in the two volumes of Democracy in America published in 1835 and 1840? If so, which of his views changed and why? . Aurelian Craiutu is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington. in political science from Princeton University in 1999.

Letters and Other Writings. raiutu's and Jenning's Tocqueville on America after 1840 is now an indispensable stop in the long journey of understanding all these problems and many others in Tocqueville's thought. While these letters do not constitute a true third volume to Democracy, they provide us with keen insight into Tocqueville’s thoughts on the prospects of democracy after he became a famous writer.

Aurelian Craiutu, Jeremy Jennings. Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America has been recognized as an indispensable starting point for understanding American politics. From the publication of the second volume in 1840 until his death in 1859, Tocqueville continued to monitor political developments in America and committed many of his thoughts to paper in letters to his friends in America. He also made frequent references to America in many articles and speeches. Did Tocqueville change his views on America outlined in the two volumes of Democracy in America published in 1835 and 1840?.

In his later letters Tocqueville indicates that he and Beaumont used their official business as a pretext to study . Crăiuțu, Aurelian; Jennings, Jeremy (2009). Tocqueville on America after 1840: Letters and Other Writings".

In his later letters Tocqueville indicates that he and Beaumont used their official business as a pretext to study American society instead. They arrived in New York City in May of that year and spent nine months traveling the United States, studying the prisons, and collecting information on American society, including its religious, political, and economic character. The two also briefly visited Canada, spending a few days in the summer of 1831 in what was then Lower Canada (modern-day Quebec) and Upper Canada (modern-day Ontario).

Автор: Aurelian Craiutu, Jeremy Jennings Название: Tocqueville on.

In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Tocqueville in America after 1840 is a compilation of documents illuminating Alexis d.Published: 1 January 2011.

Aurelian Craiutu argues that Tocqueville was not just an observer of democracy in America but also a theorist .

Aurelian Craiutu argues that Tocqueville was not just an observer of democracy in America but also a theorist of democracy who wanted to create a new science of politics suitable to the new world which was beginning to take shape at that time. Craiutu points out four dimensions of Tocqueville’s new science of politics that might help us better understand his thinking. Gellar, Lexington Books, Rowman & Littlefield, 2009); and Tocqueville on America after 1840: Letters and Other Writings (with Jeremy Jennings, Cambridge University Press, 2009). Jeremy R. Jennings is Professor of Political Theory at King's College London.

Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America has been recognized as an indispensable starting point for understanding American politics. From the publication of the second volume in 1840 until his death in 1859, Tocqueville continued to monitor political developments in America and committed many of his thoughts to paper in letters to his friends in America. He also made frequent references to America in many articles and speeches. Did Tocqueville change his views on America outlined in the two volumes of Democracy in America published in 1835 and 1840? If so, which of his views changed and why? The texts translated in Tocqueville on America after 1840: Letters and Other Writings answer these questions and offer English-speaking readers the possibility of familiarizing themselves with this unduly neglected part of Tocqueville's work. The book points out a clear shift in emphasis especially after 1852 and documents Tocqueville's growing disenchantment with America, triggered by such issues as political corruption, slavery, expansionism, and the encroachment of the economic sphere upon the political.