||Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, 1835/1840; selections from Vol. I, Ch. 17, "Principal Causes Which Tend to Maintain the Democratic Republic in the United States"
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|Two additional sections on American religion from Volume II:
- "Of the Manner in which Religion in the United States Avails Itself of Democratic Tendencies"
(Vol. II, Book One, Ch. 5). 5 pages.
- "That the Americans Apply the Principle of Interest Rightly Understood to Religious Matters"
(Vol. II, Book Two, Ch. 9). 1 1/2 pages.
On the Principle of [Self-]Interest Rightly Understood (Vol. II, Book Two, Ch. 8), from the site
Supplemental information on de Tocqueville, his journey through the U.S., and American society at the time (including the section "American Religion in 1831"); from American Studies at the University of Virginia
Volume I, Democracy in America: Table of Contents with links, from the Electronic Text Center of the University of Virginia
Volume II, Democracy in America: Table of Contents with links, from the Electronic Text Center of the University of Virginia
Full text (different translation) of Democracy in America with chapter links but without section links, from American Studies at the University of Virginia
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