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Democracy in America Vol. II

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Download <b>Part I: De Tocqueville's Preface To The Second Part:</b> part1,chapter1: Philosophical Method Among the Americans; p1c02: Of The Principal Source Of Belief Among Democratic Nations audio
Download p1c03: Why The Americans Display More Readiness And More Taste For General Ideas Than Their Forefathers, The English; 1.04: Why The Americans Have Never Been So Eager As The French ForGeneral Ideas In Political Matters audio
Download 1.05: Of The Manner In Which Religion In The United States Avails Itself Of Democratic Tendencies; 1.06: Of The Progress Of Roman Catholicism In The United States audio
Download 1.07: Of The Cause Of A Leaning To Pantheism Amongst Democratic Nations; 1.08: The Principle of Equality Suggests to the Americans the Idea of the Indefinite Perfectibility of Man audio
Download 1.09: The Example of the Americans Does Not Prove That a Democratic People Can Have No Aptitude and No Taste for Science, Literature, or Art; 1.10: Why the Americans Are More Addicted to Practical Than to Theoretical Science audio
Download 1.11: The Spirit in Which the Americans Cultivate the Arts; 1.12: Why the Americans Raise Some Monuments So Insignificant, and Others So Important audio
Download 1.13: Literary Characteristics of Democratic Ages; 1.14: The Trade of Literature audio
Download 1.15: The Study of Greek and Latin Literature Peculiarly Useful in Democratic Communities; 1.16: The Effect of Democracy on Language audio
Download 1.17: Some of the Sources of Poetry among Democratic Nations; 1.18: Of the Inflated Style of American Writers and Orators audio
Download 1.19: Some Observations on the Drama amongst Democratic Nations; 1.20: Characteristics of Historians in Democratic Ages audio
Download 1.21: Of Parliamentary Eloquence in the United States audio
Download <b>Part 2: Influence of Democracy on the Feelings of Americans</b> 2.01: Why Democratic Nations Show a More Ardent and Enduring Love of Equality than of Liberty; 2.02: Of Individualism in Democratic Countries audio
Download 2.03: Individualism Stronger at the Close of a Democratic Revolution than at Other Periods; 2.04: That the Americans Combat the Effects of Individualism by Free Institutions audio
Download 2.05: Of the Use which the Americans Make of Public Associations in Civil Life; 2.06: Of the Relation between Public Associations and the Newspapers audio
Download 2.07: Connection of Civil and Political Associations; 2.08: The Americans Combat Individualism by the Principle of Interest Rightly Understood audio
Download 2.09: That the Americans Apply the Principle of Interest Rightly Understood to Religious Matters; 2.10: Of the Taste for Physical Well-Being in America audio
Download 2.11: Peculiar Effects of the Love of Physical Gratifications in Democratic Ages; 2.12: Causes of Fanatical Enthusiasm in Some Americans audio
Download 2.13: Causes of the Restless Spirit of Americans in the Midst of Their Prosperity; 2.14: Taste for Physical Gratifications United in America to Love of Freedom and Attention to Public Affairs audio
Download 2.15 That Religious Belief Sometimes Turns the Thoughts of the Americans to Immaterial Pleasures; 2.16: That Excessive Care of Worldly Welfare May Impair That Welfare audio
Download 2.17: That in Times Marked by Equality of Conditions and Sceptical Opinions, It Is Important to Remove to a Distance the Objects of Human Actions; 2.18: That Amongst the Americans All Honest Callings Are Honorable audio
Download 2.19: That Almost All the Americans Follow Industrial Callings; 2.20: That Aristocracy May Be Engendered by Manufactures audio
Download 3:21 Why Great Revolutions Will Become More Rare , 3:22 Why Democratic Nations Are Naturally Desirous Of Peace, And Democratic Armies Of War audio
Download 3:23 Which Is The Most Warlike And Most Revolutionary Class In Democratic Armies?. 3:24 Chapter XXIV: Causes Which Render Democratic Armies Weaker Than Other Armies At The Outset Of A Campaign, And More Formidable In Protracted Warfare audio
Download 3:25 Of Discipline In Democratic Armies . 3.26 Some Considerations On War In Democratic Communities audio
Download <b>Book 3 : Influence of Democracy on Manners, Properly So Called</b> 3.01: That Manners Are Softened as Social Conditions Become More Equal; 3.02: That Democracy Renders the Habitual Intercourse of the Americans Simple and Easy audio
Download 3.03: Why the Americans Show So Little Sensitiveness in Their Own Country, and Are So Sensitive in Europe; 3.04: Consequences of the Three Preceding Chapters audio
Download 3.05: How Democracy Affects the Relation of Masters and Servents; 3.06: That Democratic Institutions and Manners Tend to Raise Rents and Shorten the Terms of Leases audio
Download 3.07: Influence of Democracy on Wager; 3.08: Influence of Democracy on Kindred audio
Download 3.09: Education of Young Women in the United States; 3.10: The Young Woman in the Character of a Wife audio
Download 3.11: That the Equality of Conditions Contributes to the Maintenance of Good Morals in America; 3.12: How the Americans Understand the Equality of the Sexes audio
Download 3.13: That the Principle of Equality Naturally Divides the Americans into a Small Number of Private Circles; 3.14: Some Reflections on American Manners audio
Download 3.15: Of the Gravity of the Americans, and Why It Does Not Prevent Them from Often Committing Inconsiderate Actions; 3.16: Why the National Vanity of the Americans Is More Restless and Captious than That of the English audio
Download 3.17: That the Aspect of Society in the United States Is at Once Excited and Monotonous; 3.18: Of Honor in the United States and in Democratic Communities audio
Download 3.19: Why So Many Ambitious Men and So Little Lofty Ambition Are to Be Found in the United States; 3.20: The Trade of Place-Hunting in Certain Democratic Countries audio
Download Book 4: Influence of Democratic Opinions on Political Society 4.01: That Equality Naturally Gives Men a Taste for Free Institutions; 4.02: That the Notions of Democratic Nations on Government Are Naturally Favorable to the Concentration of Power audio
Download 4.03: That the Sentiments of Democratic Nations Accord with Their Opinions in Leading Them to Concentrate on Political Power; 4.04: Of Certain Peculiar and Accidental Causes which Either Lead a People to Complete Centralization of Government, or Which Divert Them from It audio
Download 4.05: That Amongst the European Nations of Our Time the Power of Governments Is Increasing, although the Persons Who Govern Are Less Stable; 4.06: What Sort of Despotism Democratic Nations Have to Fear audio
Download 4.07: Continuation of the Preceding Chapters; 4.08: General Survey of the Subject audio
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Democracy in America was published in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the second in 1840. It is a classic work on the United States in the 1830s and its strengths and weaknesses as seen from a European point of view. It is also regarded as a pioneering work of sociology. (Summary based on Wikipedia)

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