Tocqueville, Reisman, and Baudrillard on American culture

In 1831, French lawyer Alexis de Tocqueville received permission to visit the United States and study its penal system for three months.  Using this official trip to study the young nation, Tocqueville also pursued his own research of the American democratic system.  In his later study, Tocqueville posits that America represents democracy at its puristContinue reading “Tocqueville, Reisman, and Baudrillard on American culture”