French political thinker and historian
According to Wikipedia,
Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, comte de Tocqueville , colloquially known as Tocqueville , was a French aristocrat, diplomat, political scientist, political philosopher and historian. He is best known for his works Democracy in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution . In both, he analysed the improved living standards and social conditions of individuals as well as their relationship to the market and state in Western societies. Democracy in America was published after Tocqueville's travels in the United States and is today considered an early work of sociology and political science.
Alexis de Tocqueville is most known for their academic work in the field of sociology. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of law, philosophy, and literature.
Alexis de Tocqueville has made the following academic contributions: