De Tocqueville, L'Ancien Regime et la Revolution (1856 ff.), and H.
Algeria contains important deposits of phosphorite, especially near Tebessa and at Tocqueville in the province of Constantine.
De Tocqueville, who spoke of them in terms of the highest praise.
Tocqueville has pointed out that already before the revolution of 1789 the greater part of the territory of France was in the hands of small peasant owners, and modern researches have confirmed Tocqueville's estimate.
ALEXIS HENRI CHARLES MAURICE [[Clerel TOCQUEVILLE, Comte De]] (1805-1859), was born at Verneuil on the 29th of July 1805.
Alexis de Tocqueville was brought up for the bar, or rather for the bench, and became an assistant magistrate in 1830.
It was at once caught up by influential members of the Liberal party in England, which country Tocqueville soon after visited, and where he married an Englishwoman.
6, 1838), and beginning life as a country gentleman at Tocqueville, he thought to carry out the English ideal completely by standing for the chamber of deputies.
De Beaumont (CEuvres completes de Tocqueville, 9 vols., 1860-1865).
During the last twenty years of his life, and for perhaps half that time after his death, Tocqueville had an increasing European fame.
See Heinrich Jacques, Alexis de Tocqueville; ein Lebensand Geistesbild (Vienna, 1876); James Bryce, The Predictions of Tocqueville (Baltimore, 1887); Count de Puymaigre, Les Souvenirs d'Alexis de Tocqueville (1893); and Correspondance entre Alexis de Tocqueville et Arthur de Gobineau (1908).
Without being a notable traveller, he spent much time in the chief intellectual centres of Europe, and in the United States, and numbered among his friends such men as Montalembert, De Tocqueville, Fustel de Coulanges, Bluntschli, von Sybel and Ranke.
After touring the United States for more than nine months in the 1830s, Alexis de Tocqueville returned to his native France and penned the two-volume Democracy in America.
De Tocqueville would be impressed.
So did de Tocqueville, touring nineteenth-century America, when he wrote that "All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it."