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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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Crossing Boundaries

The Case of Wanda Wasilewska and Polish Communism

Agnieszka Mrozik

displacing women from public space and simultaneously making them allegories, that is, “living signs of the revolution,” as Polish literary scholar Maria Janion demonstrated with the example of women involved in the French Revolution, 107 was operating also

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Leif Lewin

political capacity among the newly enfranchised as a relevant objection to political equality. Writing in the shadow of the French Revolution and deeply shocked by its bloodbath, Mill warned of the consequences of popular power when it spun out of control

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Andrew Sanders

co-operation’, a people ‘happy as a class’, does not seem to occur regularly, if we are to accept the testimony of the OED until the 1790s when its political implications would have been clear in the aftermath of the American and French Revolutions

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Bande dessinée and the Penal Imaginary

Graphic Constructions of the Carceral Archipelago

Charles Forsdick

Guiana and New Caledonia. The colonies had been used for the banishment of political prisoners during the French Revolution, when counter-revolutionary opponents of the Republic were sent for the first time to French Guiana. Penal transportation to France

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Jeffrey Luppes, Klaus Berghahn, Meredith Heiser-Duron, Sara Jones, and Marcus Colla

, the bourgeoisie lost its financial power and could no longer compete with industries that were supported by the courts. The French Revolution seemed to reverse this development and to reinstate the power of the bourgeoisie, but Prince Metternich

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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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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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Beyond citizenship

Adivasi and Dalit political pathways in India

Nicolas Jaoul and Alpa Shah

of citizenship? Reminding us of the revolutionary conception of citizenship that can be traced back to the French Revolution, Etienne Balibar in fact reminds us that “the citizen can be simultaneously considered as the constitutive member of the state

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Modern Revolutions and Beyond

An Interview with John Dunn

Benjamin Abrams and John Dunn

. After the French Revolution came to an end, there went on being such people, and what they did went on potentially having really large-scale consequences for a long time. It’s not clear to me that anyone operating under that inspiration today is still