Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

This influential book offers an in-depth analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of 19th century American democracy. The author, a French political thinker, provides a detailed examination of the democratic process and its impact on society, politics, and the economy. The work highlights the importance of civil society, local institutions, and the spirit of equality in ensuring the stability of democracy. It also delves into the dangers of majority tyranny, the potential for democratic despotism, and the critical role of religion and morality in sustaining a democratic nation.

The 242nd greatest book of all time


Published
1835
Nationality
French
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
300-900
Words
700,000
Original Language
French

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