Browsing All posts tagged under »Democracy in America«

Did de Tocqueville not spend enough time assessing the South?

January 2, 2014 by


Getting back to the post from the other day… Not meaning to seem flip regarding de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America, but one of the first things I did when researching his work, the other day, was to take a closer look at his travel intinerary. He spent nine months in the United States, and yet, […]

The Civil War, “Puritan influence” and Alexis de Tocqueville’s “Democracy in America”

December 30, 2013 by


First, I sincerely hope everyone had a pleasant Christmas and holiday season. I meant to post prior to Christmas, but time got away from me. So, back at it, then… This is a different sort of post, but… I’m in a discussion elsewhere, and this is the result. I’ve heard, on more than one occasion, where […]


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