Discusses the discovery of indigenous nobility as mentioned by Alexis de Tocqueville and Adelbert von Chamisso in their discourses. Construction of affinities with the natives; Tocqueville and Chamisso as representatives of early nineteenth-century liberalism; Mediating between the value of civilization and the vitality of indigenous culture; Ideas on democracy and capitalism.
- INDIGENOUS peoples
- TOCQUEVILLE, Alexis de, 1805-1859
- CHAMISSO, Adelbert von, 1781-1838