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Selective Empathy

Workers, Colonial Subjects, and the Affective Politics of French Romantic Socialism

Naomi J. Andrews

the oppressed.” 2 Socialists elaborated their alternative worldview in the France of the July Monarchy and Second Republic (1830–1851), a society deeply divided by the legacy of the French Revolution and by issues of class and race that played out in

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Does the City of Ends Correspond to a Classless Society?

A New Idea of Democracy in Sartre's Hope Now

Maria Russo

important thing was to attain the sovereignty of the people. In fact, fraternity was one of the three fundamental values of the French Revolution, and it could be the main principle of Sartre's new idea of democracy. This idea of fraternity is very close to

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John H. Gillespie

applies the concept, as for Bataille, to a period before Nietzsche’s writings. His critique touches on the philosophy, politics and culture of the bourgeoisie after its victory in the French revolution, however we will focus on his analysis of the effects

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Republican Imperialisms

Narrating the History of “Empire” in France, 1885–1900

Christina Carroll

concerned themselves with France’s colonial empire to greater and lesser extents. But like Deschamps, Dubois and Terrier assumed that the French Revolution and republican ideology had shaped France’s contemporary colonial empire, and they in fact wrote a

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Marrying into the Nation

Immigrant Bachelors, French Bureaucrats, and the Conjugal Politics of Naturalization in the Third Republic

Nimisha Barton

Early Modern France (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010), chap. 2, especially. 3 Anti-bachelor sentiment often dovetailed neatly with anticlerical sentiment during the French Revolution. See Suzanne Desan, The Family on Trial in Revolutionary

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Whitney Walton

persisted long after the French Revolution. 5 Of course, Barine did not invent the idea of French or Gallic singularity. As other contributors to this forum make clear, it was pervasive throughout French history, and the intent of this article is to explain

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Félix Germain

life, a doctor. While Houat never became a widely acclaimed author, Cook deemed him important to expound on his political philosophy. Quoting “À La France,” a poem Houat wrote en route to exile, Cook suggested that the ideals of the French Revolution

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Nicolas Mariot

Germany, 1914–1923 (Oxford: Berg, 2007); Alexander Watson, “Voluntary Enlistment in the Great War: A European Phenomenon?” in War Volunteering in Modern Times: From the French Revolution to the Second World War , ed. Christine G. Krüger and Sonja Levsen

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Black October

Comics, Memory, and Cultural Representations of 17 October 1961

Claire Gorrara

. The poem, as reproduced in Octobre noir , sets the demonstration alongside the French Revolution, the Paris Commune, and the wartime French Resistance: “de vomir à la face/du peuple de la commune/ces corps martyrisés/qui rappelaient aux Parisiens

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Representations of Women in the French Imaginary

Historicizing the Gallic Singularity

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

from the French Revolution onward. On the other hand, however, it also seems clear that the various political figures and cultural commentators whose works we explore in our articles all used their ideas about different versions of “the Gallic