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Intellectuals in Twentieth-century France : Mandarins and Samurais - Jeremy Jennings

Intellectuals in Twentieth-century France

Mandarins and Samurais

By: Jeremy Jennings (Editor)

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A discussion of the role and place of the intellectual in 20th-century French society. Spanning a range of disciplines, the essays are for the most part written by eminent French scholars and are intended to make available to the English-speaking reader a growing body of research which seeks to explore the ethical and historical issues raised by the prominence of the intellectual in politics since the Dreyfus Affair. An introductory chapter provides a general overview of the subject, whilst the volume concludes with an examination of the contrasting and complementary roles of the French and British intellectual. Jeremy Jennings is also the author of "Georges Sorel: The Character and Development of His Thought" and "Syndicalism in France: A Study of Ideas", and of articles in "The Historical Journal", "History of Political Thought", "Political Studies", "Journal of Contemporary History" and the "European History Quarterly".

Preface - Acknowledgements - Notes on Contributors - Notes on Translation - Introduction: Mandarins and Samurais: The Intellectual in Modern France; J.Jennings - Mirror, Mirror on the Wall who is the true Intellectual? Self-images of the Intellectual in France; S.Sand - Intellectuals as Actors: Image and Reality; C.Prochasson - The Concept of an Intellectual Generation; J-F.Sirinelli - Academics or Intellectuals? The Professors of the University of Paris and Political Debate in France from the Dreyfus Affair to the Algerian War; C.Charle - Intellectuals, Pacifism and Communism: the Mandarins and the Struggle for Peace (1914-1953); Y.Santamaria - French Intellectuals and a German Europe: An Aspect of Collaboration; D.Lindenberg - Anti-Intellectualism in French Political Culture; P.Balmand - The Intellectual, the Historian and the Journalist; J.Julliard - About Intellectuals; P.Nora - Intellectuals in Britain and France in the Twentieth Century: Confusions, Contrasts: and Convergence?; S.Collini - Index

ISBN: 9780333498897
ISBN-10: 0333498895
Series: St Antony's Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 247
Published: 18th December 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 14.3  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 22.2
Edition Number: 1