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South Atlantic Quarterly (1950) 49 (4): 536–537.
Published: 01 October 1950
...Harold T. Parker The Recollections of Alexis de Tocqueville . Translated by de Mattos Alexander Teixera . Edited with an introduction by Mayer J. P. . New York : Columbia University Press , 1949 . Pp. xxvi , 332 . $5.00. . Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1975) 74 (2): 244–258.
Published: 01 April 1975
...James T. Schleifer Alexis de Tocqueville Describes the American Character: Two Previously Unpublished Portraits James T. Schleifer In March 1832 Alexis de Tocqueville and his friend and travel ing companion Gustave de Beaumont, returned to France after a nine-month voyage to America.1 Not until...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1948) 47 (3): 352–360.
Published: 01 July 1948
...Henry Wasser Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE AND AMERICA HENRY WASSER NTEREST in Alexis de Tocqueville s observations on American culture recently expressed by students of American thought re flects an increasing perturbation concerning the American...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 321–337.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of Alexis de Tocqueville, who argued that the rise of industry could lay the groundwork for a return to aristocracy, the article also considers how US jurisprudence since the early 1970s has proved Tocqueville somewhat prophetic. Today, we confront the accelerating rise of political wealth alongside...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1950) 49 (4): 535–536.
Published: 01 October 1950
... of the best essays this reviewer has read on the Federalists. It is appropriate that it should close with the words of Alexander Hamilton on the future of this country: A noble career lies before it. Harry R. Stevens. The Recollections of Alexis de Tocqueville. Translated by Alexander Teixera de Mattos...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1986) 85 (4): 374–387.
Published: 01 October 1986
... himself seems a better commentator on the Pawnee In dians, with whom he spent some time, than on white Americans, whom he regularly compares, often unfavorably, with people at home. Further 10. Review of Democracy in America, vol. 2, by Alexis de Tocqueville, Edinburgh Re view 72 (October 1840): 2. 11...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1937) 36 (1): 14–22.
Published: 01 January 1937
..., but a few weeks after the book appeared he greeted the author with open delight: the first printing was already exhausted and Alexis de Tocqueville s Democracy in America had become one of the most talked about books in Europe. Reviewers wrote about its literary verve, its learning and insight, and ranked...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1959) 58 (3): 492–493.
Published: 01 July 1959
... Press, 1958. Pp. xvii, 252. $4.95. After traveling over the United States with his lifelong friend, Alexis de Tocqueville, in 1831-1832, Gustave de Beaumont too wrote a book. His dealt with the problem of Negro-white relations in America, was first pub lished in Paris in 1835, and has never been...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1959) 58 (3): 491–492.
Published: 01 July 1959
.... By Gustave de Beaumont. Translated by Barbara Chap man with an introduction by Alvis L. Tinnin. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1958. Pp. xvii, 252. $4.95. After traveling over the United States with his lifelong friend, Alexis de Tocqueville, in 1831-1832, Gustave de Beaumont too wrote a book. His...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1978) 77 (4): 492–503.
Published: 01 October 1978
...Howard P. Segal Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 Tocqueville and the Problem of Social Change: A Reconsideration Howard P. Segal Of the countless commentators upon the American scene since colo nial times, Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) has undoubtedly en joyed the widest...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1981) 80 (4): 466–477.
Published: 01 October 1981
... moral law, as a consequence of which no group of men can rightly rule other men as if they were an inferior species." On the Silence of the Declaration ofIndependence (Amherst, 1976), p. 31. 2. Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, ed. J. P. Mayer, trans. G. Lawrence (New York, 1969), p. 363...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1957) 56 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 April 1957
... still lacks a perfect biographer. Packe, to be sure, brilliantly rescues him as a human being places him among his friends and adversaries, who included Jeremy Bentham, Coleridge, Grote, Macaulay, Carlyle, John Sterling, Auguste Comte, and Alexis de Tocqueville; recounts his activity as author, editor...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1926) 25 (4): 350–360.
Published: 01 October 1926
...Katharine Harrison Copyright © 1926 by Duke University Press 1926 A French Forecast of American Literature Katharine Harrison Waco, Texas Alexis de Tocqueville, with his friend Gustave de Beau mont, was sent to this country by the French government in 1831 to study the prison system...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1932) 31 (4): 366–373.
Published: 01 October 1932
..., has become personal. The tentacles of this octopus are so tenacious that not even the French Revolution could shake off their grip. It was Alexis de Tocqueville who wrote in his Ancien Regime that: The Revolution did not, as is generally supposed, change the character of our civilisation...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1973) 72 (1): 66–81.
Published: 01 January 1973
... in the Quarterly became strong early in 1819, when demands for Reform seriously threatened the status quo. 15 John Stuart Mill, heir to the Benthamite tradition, was deeply affected by Alexis de Tocqueville s incisive criticisms of American democracy. His On Liberty suggested some antidotes to the dangers de...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1976) 75 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 1976
... of this distinctive quality in American society was made in the 1830 s by a Frenchman, Alexis de Tocqueville. I quote from his commentary, Democracy in America, to convey for our present American scene the cultural significance of our spirit, system, and heritage of private, voluntary citizen effort. Listen...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1969) 68 (4): 443–453.
Published: 01 October 1969
... instability.2 Several observations made by Alexis de Tocqueville over a cen tury ago are somewhat anticipatory of Ways s appraisal. Noting that the passion for equality . . . tends to elevate the humble to the rank of the great, Tocqueville continues: There exists also in the human heart a depraved taste...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (4): 723–733.
Published: 01 October 2005
... by Benjamin Constant of negative and positive free- dom (and its concomitant promotion of the private sphere), or at the more subtle shadings of the relationship between the spheres of culture, mores, and institutions delineated by Alexis de Tocqueville in the second volume of his Democracy...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1960) 59 (1): 103–113.
Published: 01 January 1960
... that conception and content are more important than execution. Somewhat earlier in the century Alexis de Tocqueville had remarked that America had 106 The South Atlantic Quarterly no poets but many poetic ideas. Since there were in 1835 some Americans who wrote poetry, Poe and Bryant among them, we must suppose...
South Atlantic Quarterly (1978) 77 (2): 225–241.
Published: 01 April 1978
... Clowns is not one of the monu mental literary works of our time, it does not evidence the antibourgeois adversary or subversive intention which Lionel Trilling has identified as the characteristic intention of the greatest 4. Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, trans. Henry Reeve and rev...