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Do Democratic Armies Desire War? Re-thinking De Tocqueville in the 21st Century | Professional Military Education
Alexis De Tocqueville was a French political scientist, who published two volumes of Democracy in America in 1835 and 1840. The book is widely regarded as a seminal work in American political science. De Tocqueville wrote in the post-Napoleonic era in which military strategy shifted into the type of brutal warfare that we witnessed in …