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TOCQUEVILLE, A. de: Democracy in America (Unabridged)

    
      

 

TOCQUEVILLE, A. de: Democracy in America (Unabridged)

Sent by the French government to examine the American prison system, Alexis de Tocqueville spent nine months touring the United States between 1831 and 1832. However, fascinated by the success of America’s democratic system, de Tocqueville took advantage of his stay to examine the country’s foundations and glean ideas that might rescue his homeland from the manacles of social inequality. He leaves no stone unturned, exploring each branch of government, the constitution, economics, religion, race, the judiciary, laws, principles, education, culture, and views on wealth and poverty. Many of his observations have been praised for their prescience and foresight, and many are still relevant, offering fresh and piercing insights into American life today.


  Democracy in America (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Democracy in America 00:10:27
2.   Play with flash player The gradual development of the equality of… 00:10:22
3.   Play with flash player I admit that, in a democratic State thus constituted… 00:08:44
4.   Play with flash player Not far from this class is another party… 00:09:31
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 1 00:12:15
6.   Play with flash player To the east of the great river, the woods almost… 00:09:38
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:10:31
8.   Play with flash player Slavery, as we shall afterwards show, dishonours… 00:08:23
9.   Play with flash player The emigrants were about 150 in number… 00:09:00
10.   Play with flash player The chief care of the legislators, in this body of… 00:08:36
11.   Play with flash player If, after having cast a rapid glance over the state… 00:10:17
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:10:56
13.   Play with flash player The law of equal distribution proceeds by two… 00:11:15
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:07:45
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 5 00:09:11
16.   Play with flash player The public duties in the township are extremely… 00:10:01
17.   Play with flash player It is to be remembered that the affections of men… 00:08:25
18.   Play with flash player The Administration in New England 00:10:07
19.   Play with flash player It has always been remarked that habits of legal… 00:10:53
20.   Play with flash player General Remarks on the Administration of the… 00:11:52
21.   Play with flash player The Executive Power of the State 00:11:51
22.   Play with flash player The partisans of centralisation in Europe… 00:11:12
23.   Play with flash player Laws cannot succeed in rekindling the ardour of… 00:09:27
24.   Play with flash player Chapter 6 00:10:27
25.   Play with flash player Whenever a law which the judge holds to be… 00:10:08
26.   Play with flash player Chapter 7 00:08:03
27.   Play with flash player If we now compare the American and the European… 00:06:47
28.   Play with flash player Chapter 8 00:11:30
29.   Play with flash player Federal Powers 00:07:58
30.   Play with flash player The Executive Power 00:07:11
31.   Play with flash player This cause of inferiority results from the nature of… 00:07:49
32.   Play with flash player Why the President of the United States Does Not… 00:07:06
33.   Play with flash player At the approach of an election the head of the… 00:07:00
34.   Play with flash player Mode of Election 00:07:16
35.   Play with flash player Crises of the Election 00:06:13
36.   Play with flash player It is impossible to consider the ordinary course of… 00:11:41
37.   Play with flash player Means of Determining the Jurisdiction of the… 00:09:21
38.   Play with flash player Whenever the laws of the United States are… 00:09:16
39.   Play with flash player High Rank of the Supreme Court Amongst the… 00:06:05
40.   Play with flash player In What Respects the Federal Constitution Is… 00:09:06
41.   Play with flash player Characteristics Which Distinguish the Federal… 00:08:38
42.   Play with flash player Advantages of the Federal System in General… 00:07:27
43.   Play with flash player In time of peace the well - being of small nations… 00:07:59
44.   Play with flash player Why the Federal System Is Not Adapted to All… 00:10:41
45.   Play with flash player Since legislators are unable to obviate such… 00:09:18
46.   Play with flash player Chapter 9 00:02:21
47.   Play with flash player Chapter 10 00:08:14
48.   Play with flash player The accession of the Federalists to power was… 00:10:00
49.   Play with flash player Chapter 11 00:08:06
50.   Play with flash player America is perhaps, at this moment, the country… 00:07:49
51.   Play with flash player In America there is scarcely a hamlet which has not… 00:09:58
52.   Play with flash player Chapter 12 00:11:28
53.   Play with flash player The omnipotence of the majority appears to me… 00:11:17
54.   Play with flash player Chapter 13 00:10:22
55.   Play with flash player Causes Which May Partly Correct These Tendencies… 00:08:48
56.   Play with flash player When elections recur at long intervals the State… 00:09:55
57.   Play with flash player Arbitrary Power of Magistrates Under the Rule of… 00:09:04
58.   Play with flash player Charges Levied By The State Under The Rule Of… 00:10:48
59.   Play with flash player Tendencies of the American Democracy as Regards… 00:11:34
60.   Play with flash player The authority of the Federal government cannot… 00:05:38
61.   Play with flash player Corruption and Vices of the Rulers in a Democracy… 00:07:33
62.   Play with flash player The United States have not had any serious war… 00:12:25
63.   Play with flash player Conduct of Foreign Affairs by the American… 00:12:42
64.   Play with flash player Chapter 14 00:11:12
65.   Play with flash player The English aristocracy is perhaps the most liberal… 00:10:55
66.   Play with flash player Notion of Rights in the United States 00:08:08
67.   Play with flash player Respect for the Law in the United States 00:09:30
68.   Play with flash player In some countries the inhabitants display a certain… 00:08:17
69.   Play with flash player Chapter 15 00:12:01
70.   Play with flash player Tyranny of the Majority 00:09:19
71.   Play with flash player Power Exercised by the Majority in America Upon… 00:08:48
72.   Play with flash player Effects of the Tyranny of the Majority Upon the… 00:11:56
73.   Play with flash player Chapter 16 00:08:38
74.   Play with flash player Five hundred years ago the English nobles headed… 00:09:27
75.   Play with flash player The station which lawyers occupy in England… 00:10:22
76.   Play with flash player My present object is to consider the jury as… 00:07:33
77.   Play with flash player The institution of the jury, if confined to criminal… 00:07:58
78.   Play with flash player Chapter 17 00:10:34
79.   Play with flash player The favourable influence of the temporal prosperity… 00:08:36
80.   Play with flash player Sometimes the progress of man is so rapid that… 00:10:54
81.   Play with flash player Influence of the Laws Upon the Maintenance of… 00:12:05
82.   Play with flash player Indirect Influence of Religious Opinions Upon… 00:07:31
83.   Play with flash player Religion in America takes no direct part in… 00:08:38
84.   Play with flash player I heard them inveigh against ambition and deceit… 00:09:24
85.   Play with flash player The two great dangers which threaten the existence… 00:09:40
86.   Play with flash player When I compare the Greek and Roman republics… 00:09:59
87.   Play with flash player The territory of the Union presents a boundless… 00:09:03
88.   Play with flash player Whether Laws and Manners Are Sufficient to… 00:11:57
89.   Play with flash player When kings find that the hearts of their subjects… 00:08:57
90.   Play with flash player Chapter 18 00:13:09
91.   Play with flash player The child displayed in her slightest gestures… 00:10:47
92.   Play with flash player The ejectment of the Indians very often takes place… 00:10:16
93.   Play with flash player The growth of European habits has been… 00:10:43
94.   Play with flash player If we consider the tyrannical measures which have… 00:11:28
95.   Play with flash player The Situation of the Black Population in the United… 00:08:05
96.   Play with flash player I see that in a certain portion of the territory… 00:09:35
97.   Play with flash player The State of Kentucky was founded in 1775… 00:11:40
98.   Play with flash player As slavery recedes, the black population follows… 00:11:44
99.   Play with flash player In the State of Maine there is one negro in 300… 00:08:29
100.   Play with flash player Of all the Europeans the English are those who have… 00:09:39
101.   Play with flash player In twelve years the Colonisation Society has… 00:11:50
102.   Play with flash player What Are the Chances in Favour of the Duration of… 00:09:13
103.   Play with flash player The Federal Government is very far removed from… 00:09:36
104.   Play with flash player In America the existing Union is advantageous to… 00:06:20
105.   Play with flash player It is indeed easy to discover different interests in… 00:07:01
106.   Play with flash player If we turn from their political and religious opinions… 00:11:44
107.   Play with flash player Since the first settlement of the British colonies… 00:08:25
108.   Play with flash player It is difficult to imagine a durable union of a people… 00:09:59
109.   Play with flash player An attentive examination of what is going on… 00:09:41
110.   Play with flash player The Constitution confers upon the Union the right… 00:10:51
111.   Play with flash player When South Carolina perceived that Congress… 00:11:39
112.   Play with flash player Of the Republican Institutions of the United States… 00:11:18
113.   Play with flash player In our days the republican principle rules in America… 00:10:03
114.   Play with flash player It is difficult to say for what reason the Americans… 00:07:27
115.   Play with flash player This perpetual change which goes on in the United… 00:09:44
116.   Play with flash player Conclusion 00:07:30
117.   Play with flash player The British subjects in Canada, who are dependent… 00:08:46
118.   Play with flash player Volume 2: Preface 00:05:20
119.   Play with flash player Part 1: Chapter 1 00:08:08
120.   Play with flash player The philosophical method here designated may… 00:07:00
121.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:12:39
122.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:08:11
123.   Play with flash player All the great writers of antiquity belonged to the… 00:06:16
124.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:04:00
125.   Play with flash player Chapter 5 00:08:42
126.   Play with flash player I have neither the right nor the intention of… 00:09:22
127.   Play with flash player I anticipate the objection, that as all religions have… 00:07:59
128.   Play with flash player Chapter 6 00:03:26
129.   Play with flash player Chapter 7 00:03:37
130.   Play with flash player Chapter 8 00:05:43
131.   Play with flash player Chapter 9 00:08:35
132.   Play with flash player But all this is not applicable to men already… 00:07:27
133.   Play with flash player Chapter 10 00:10:16
134.   Play with flash player The future will prove whether these passions… 00:11:57
135.   Play with flash player Chapter 11 00:08:26
136.   Play with flash player When I arrive in a country where I find some… 00:06:25
137.   Play with flash player Chapter 12 00:04:15
138.   Play with flash player Chapter 13 00:09:24
139.   Play with flash player Let us now turn the picture and consider the other… 00:06:56
140.   Play with flash player Chapter 14 00:01:42
141.   Play with flash player Chapter 15 00:05:35
142.   Play with flash player Chapter 16 00:09:55
143.   Play with flash player The principle of equality necessarily introduces… 00:08:53
144.   Play with flash player Chapter 17 00:10:27
145.   Play with flash player I readily admit that the Americans have no poets… 00:08:39
146.   Play with flash player Chapter 18 00:03:54
147.   Play with flash player Chapter 19 00:08:39
148.   Play with flash player The drama also displays in an especial manner the… 00:06:02
149.   Play with flash player Chapter 20 00:11:09
150.   Play with flash player Chapter 21 00:13:19
151.   Play with flash player Part 2: Chapter 1 00:11:45
152.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:05:56
153.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:03:11
154.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:11:50
155.   Play with flash player Chapter 5 00:13:19
156.   Play with flash player Chapter 6 00:09:12
157.   Play with flash player Chapter 7 00:06:35
158.   Play with flash player When some kinds of associations are prohibited… 00:07:49
159.   Play with flash player Chapter 8 00:10:15
160.   Play with flash player Chapter 9 00:06:12
161.   Play with flash player Chapter 10 00:06:46
162.   Play with flash player Chapter 11 00:06:21
163.   Play with flash player Chapter 12 00:03:37
164.   Play with flash player Chapter 13 00:10:46
165.   Play with flash player Chapter 14 00:08:45
166.   Play with flash player Chapter 15 00:06:45
167.   Play with flash player The materialists are offensive to me in many… 00:07:57
168.   Play with flash player Chapter 16 00:02:32
169.   Play with flash player Chapter 17 00:08:23
170.   Play with flash player Chapter 18 00:04:50
171.   Play with flash player Chapter 19 00:11:09
172.   Play with flash player Chapter 20 00:10:53
173.   Play with flash player Part 3: Chapter 1 00:09:09
174.   Play with flash player In our time the harshest man writing to the most… 00:05:03
175.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:06:29
176.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:10:14
177.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:03:50
178.   Play with flash player Chapter 5 00:10:48
179.   Play with flash player Equality of conditions turns servants and masters… 00:06:38
180.   Play with flash player I would fain illustrate all these reflections by the… 00:07:59
181.   Play with flash player Chapter 6 00:07:42
182.   Play with flash player Chapter 7 00:06:49
183.   Play with flash player Chapter 8 00:06:09
184.   Play with flash player When men live more for the remembrance of… 00:10:37
185.   Play with flash player Chapter 9 00:07:07
186.   Play with flash player Chapter 10 00:07:08
187.   Play with flash player Chapter 11 00:09:45
188.   Play with flash player Almost all men in democracies are engaged in… 00:08:31
189.   Play with flash player Chapter 12 00:10:49
190.   Play with flash player Chapter 13 00:04:59
191.   Play with flash player Chapter 14 00:10:45
192.   Play with flash player Chapter 15 00:09:04
193.   Play with flash player Chapter 16 00:06:30
194.   Play with flash player Chapter 17 00:05:54
195.   Play with flash player Chapter 18 00:09:37
196.   Play with flash player Thus it was true to a certain extent to assert that… 00:11:07
197.   Play with flash player In America all those vices which tend to impair… 00:09:00
198.   Play with flash player The confusion is far greater still in a democratic… 00:08:39
199.   Play with flash player Chapter 19 00:12:16
200.   Play with flash player I have remarked that lofty ambitions are more rare… 00:05:25
201.   Play with flash player Chapter 20 00:05:23
202.   Play with flash player Chapter 21 00:08:17
203.   Play with flash player I have shown in another part of this work that… 00:10:55
204.   Play with flash player The observations I have here made on events may… 00:09:15
205.   Play with flash player There are yet other and more cogent reasons which… 00:09:02
206.   Play with flash player Chapter 22 00:10:52
207.   Play with flash player Moreover, as amongst democratic nations… 00:09:11
208.   Play with flash player Chapter 23 00:10:34
209.   Play with flash player Chapter 24 00:12:08
210.   Play with flash player Chapter 25 00:04:09
211.   Play with flash player Chapter 26 00:09:05
212.   Play with flash player It should never be forgotten by the princes… 00:05:12
213.   Play with flash player Part 4: Chapter 1 00:03:48
214.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:09:14
215.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:08:27
216.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:09:50
217.   Play with flash player The pasha who now rules in Egypt found the… 00:07:14
218.   Play with flash player Chapter 5 00:11:21
219.   Play with flash player The central power not only fulfils of itself the whole… 00:10:55
220.   Play with flash player Rulers are the more apt to follow this line of policy… 00:10:21
221.   Play with flash player Chapter 6 00:08:33
222.   Play with flash player After having thus successively taken each member… 00:07:57
223.   Play with flash player Chapter 7 00:09:03
224.   Play with flash player I think that men living in aristocracies may… 00:07:03
225.   Play with flash player There are certain habits, certain notions… 00:09:07
226.   Play with flash player Chapter 8 00:11:24

Total Playing Time: 33:17:14






Author(s):
Tocqueville, Alexis de

Reader(s):
Wickham, Peter

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Non-Fiction

Catalogue No: NA0472

Barcode: 9781781983324

Release Date: 08/2020

For Spain Only:

 

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