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Marxism and the French Left

Studies on Labour and Politics in France, 1830-1981

Tony Judt, 0, 0

Publication Year: 2011

Published by: NYU Press

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p. i


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p. iv

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pp. vii-ix

D URI N G the preparation of this book I have been most generously served by institutional support on both sides of the Atlantic. In the USA I was the recipient of a Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies, and of a grant from the Hoover Institution to study there in the summer of 1981. In Britain I have received assistance from the Nuffield Foundation, the British Academy, the Twenty Seven Foundation and the Politics Department of Oxford University. Much of this support has been for essential travel to libraries and archives, and fellow historians and others will know just how invaluable that sort of help can be....


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p. xi

List of Maps and Figures

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p. xii

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1. The Left in France

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pp. 1-23

IN 1970, while doing some research in the city of Toulon, I was invited for lunch to the home of a family all of whose members were active in the local Socialist movement. It was a time of upheaval in the Socialist Party, the period between the death of the old SFIO and Mitterrand's final seizure of control, and lunch was dominated by heated debate on the subject. Afterwards, ...

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2. The French Labour Movement in the Nineteenth Century

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pp. 24-114

THE history of the labour movement in the nineteenth-century France rests uncomfortably between two powerful and opposed poles of attraction. It is in the first place the historical and historiographical preface to the story of the French Left. The latter is...

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3. The French Socialist Party 1920-I936

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pp. 115-168

THE eighteenth national Congress of the Parti Socialiste, Section Fran

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4. French Marxism 1945-1975

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pp. 169-238

FOR a generation following the Second World War, the fashions in left-wing thought in general and high marxist theory in particular were set by the writings of a succession of French intellectuals, whose names became synonymous with styles of marxist discourse. From Maurice Merleau-Ponty to Louis Althusser, what was being argued in Paris became the context...

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5. The Elections of 198I in Historical Perspective

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pp. 239-301

IN 198I French socialism won a famous victory at the polls. In the presidential elections of April/May, Fran

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pp. 323-329


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pp. 331-338

E-ISBN-13: 9780814743539
E-ISBN-10: 0814743536
Print-ISBN-13: 9780814743522
Print-ISBN-10: 0814743528

Page Count: 351
Publication Year: 2011

OCLC Number: 744353985
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  • Socialism -- France -- History.
  • Labor movement -- France -- History.
  • Communism -- France -- History.
  • Labor unions -- Political activity -- France -- History.
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