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Faculty Seminar in the Liberal Arts: Democracy in America (Alexis de Tocqueville): Home

This guide was developed for the 2012 Faculty Seminar in the Liberal Arts. This guide was originally created by Michelle Spomer.

Databases for Tocqueville Research

The following databases contain a variety of material on Tocqueville. Click one of the links below and start searching.

Cambridge Companion to Tocqueville

The Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture contain 1300+ downloadable essays. Each companion includes a bibliography, as well as glossaries and timelines. Click on the link below to access the online book.

Articles from Academic Search Premier

The articles below are from Academic Search Premier (but may not be available in full-text).

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Théodore Chassériau [Public domain] via Wikimedia Commons

This online guide is intended to complement the reading of Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville. You will find a wide variety of library, database, and Internet resources in the boxes on this page.

Happy researching!

Google Scholar: Democracy In America

Click on 'Search' to find books and articles on Tocqueville and Democracy in America.

Google Scholar Search

Tocqueville on the Web

The links below will take you to websites that provide a rich variety of information about Tocqueville. Feel free to add other websites you like by clicking on the 'Comments' link.

YouTube EDU

Search for YouTube EDU videos (like the one below) that are relevant to Tocqueville.

Library Resources: By Tocqueville

The links below will perform searches that will retrieve resources by Alexis de Tocqueville.

Library Resources: About Tocqueville

The links below will perform searches that will retrieve resources about Alexis de Tocqueville.

Select Resources At APU

The following resources are available in APU libraries - click on the title link to check for location and availability.