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Doch so sehr dieser auch davon überzeugt ist, dass im Zeitalter der 2 Vgl. Aristoteles: Politik, 1307b – 1310a. 3 Vgl. Hugh Brogan: Tocqueville and the Coming of the American Civil War, in: American Studies, Essays in Honour of Marcus Cunliffe, New York/London 1991, 83 – 104. ) – es plagen ihn Zweifel an den Ursachen solcher Friedfertigkeit. Ja, Tocqueville misstraut dem demokratischen Frieden, sofern er mit der Selbstgenügsamkeit der bürgerlichen Gesellschaft und der politischen Apathie des demokratischen Bürgers erkauft ist.

Den Zusammenhang zwischen der intellektuellen Macht der Majorität und der kulturellen Mediokrität hat bereits der erste Band genau reflektiert. ).

479 – 605). Sein besonderes Augenmerk gilt dabei der Rassen- und Sklavenfrage. Eigene Beobachtungen in der Wildnis der nordwestlichen »Frontier« hatten ihm die dramatische Situation der Indianer, ihren physischen und psychischen Verfall vor Augen geführt. Und auch die Sklavenplantagen südlich des Ohio, in Tennessee und Louisiana hatte er selbst in Augenschein genommen. Im Hinblick auf die indianischen Ureinwohner hält er es offenbar für möglich, sie in die amerikanische Gesellschaft zu integrieren.

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