Arguing Revolution: The Intellectual Left in Postwar France

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The collapse of the revolutionary identity of the Left has been more spectacular in France than anywhere else in the West. For three decades after World War II, Marxism held a key position within French intellectual culture; the language of revolutionary politics was widely articulated and practised, while at the same time the French government remained staunchly right-wing. However, at some point in the 1970s Marxism lost its grip on the French intellectual imagination - an event which coincided with the growth of academic ...

Arguing Revolution: The Intellectual Left in Postwar France 1993, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300057454

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