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Eric Jennings, Hanna Diamond, Constance Pâris de Bollardière, and Jessica Lynne Pearson

State University Press, 2016). Review by Hanna Diamond, Cardiff University This monograph centers on some of the ideological supporters of the Extreme Right who contributed to the French Resistance. In seeking to fill a gap in the existing literature

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Republican Imperialisms

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

Christina Carroll

colonial empire because Napoleon was a pragmatic conqueror whose regime had no central ideology or project, while France’s colonial empires were structured on institutionalized racial and cultural inequality and justified by appeals to a “civilizing mission

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Aaron Freundschuh, Jonah D. Levy, Patricia Lorcin, Alexis Spire, Steven Zdatny, Caroline Ford, Minayo Nasiali, George Ross, William Poulin-Deltour, and Kathryn Kleppinger

other large developed countries (17, translation by the author). Why is France so out of step with the rest of Europe? Spector argues that the answer lies in the nature of the French Left, specifically in the Left's penchant for privileging ideology over

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“Algeria for the Algerians”

Public Education and Settler Identity in the Early Third Republic

Kyle Francis

confusion had reached the office of Jules Ferry himself. Upon hearing of the desire of many families to abstain from religious practices, the arch-secularist education minister put less emphasis on exporting the ideology of laïcité and more on the colonial

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David Schweikart

engendered it. 36 For Sartre, what Marxism needs is a healthy dose of existentialism. He does not say that exactly, but calls existentialism “an ideology ,” a “parasitical system living on the margin of Knowledge, which at first it opposed, but into which

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After the Party

Trump, Le Pen, and the New Normal

Anne Sa’adah

-system” or anti-establishment political group in today’s profoundly fluid political world—ideologically, institutionally, and socially significantly different from the world in which Georges Lavau analyzed the “fonction tribuni-tienne” exercised by the French

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Objects of Dispute

Planning, Discourse, and State Power in Post-War France

Edward Welch

how the project’s vision, ideology, and physical manifestations came to be understood. In 1974, the death of Georges Pompidou and election to the presidency of Valéry Giscard d’Estaing marked a shift away from state interventionism towards market

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Matthew Eshleman

comes to situating Sartre, Irwin’s general lack of familiarity with Marx, Marxism, and left-wing anarchist views renders his project ideologically lopsided. This bias, in turn, sets up a false dichotomy which ultimately trivializes what might initially

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Edward Berenson, Elinor Accampo, Joseph Bohling, and Michael Seidman

to face the contradictions of its colonial ideology. The authors raise some provocative questions: Was Algeria France? Or was Algeria a colonial appendage whose indigenous groups were thought not to deserve the same rights as “Europeans?” Hansen and

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Writing History and the Social Sciences with Ivan Jablonka

Nathan Bracher

in the minds of Hitler, Himmler, Heydrich, or his generals. But we can indeed say why, for example, and on the basis of what ideological and strategic logic, Nazi Germany invaded Poland then proceeded to decimate the human infrastructure of the Polish