DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA - Alexis DeTocqueville - The full text plus an attempt by the University of Virginia to reconstruct the America that Tocqueville encountered in 1831, so that we can understand his work in context.

Democracy in America (Penguin Classics) by Alexis de Tocqueville http://smile.amazon.com/dp/0140447601/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Ko64ub0BQJQ6T

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"De la démocratie en Amérique (French pronunciation: ​[dəla demɔkʁasi ɑ̃n‿ameˈʁik]; published in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the second in 1840) is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville. Its title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually entitled simply Democracy in America. In the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution that he believed had been occurring over the past seven hundred years"

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A live conversation with John Nichols, co-author of People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy.Continue Reading…

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