A "project of the American Studies Programs at The University of Virginia ... [W]e take up the task of re-contextualizing Alexis de Tocqueville's famous political and cultural analysis of American democracy. Our objective is, over time, to return that book arguably still one of the most influential works in political thought to its origins, to the America of 1831-32." Includes pieces on religion, women, and race. Also includes Robert Putnam's Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy and a good selection of punditry written in response to it.
Alexis de Tocqueville: A Comprehensive Bibliography
A guide to biographical and critical writing on Tocqueville.
American Institutions and Their Influence.
A searchable e-text of American Institutions and Their Influence (1851 edition), also by Tocqueville, from Making of America, a digital library of primary sources in American social history.