Summary Of Democracy In America By Tocqueville

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de Tocqueville, Alexis. Democracy in America. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Publishing Company, 2000.
Alexis de Tocqueville delivers a unique observation and perspective on the development of American identity. As a distinguished aristocratic Frenchman, Tocqueville does not use this book as an argument for anything, but rather he uses it as an opportunity to inspect American character and its evolving identity. He treats democracy in the United States comprehensively in order to relate it to Americas history, national life, and perspectives toward freedom. Throughout this novel, Tocqueville targets two important areas of subject. First, he examines the structure of government and the institutions that help to maintain freedom. Secondly, he focuses
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