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The Abbé Grégoire and the French Revolution : the making of modern universalism

Author: Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall
Publisher: Berkeley (Calif.) : University of California Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An eighteenth-century priest and abolitionist Henri Gregoire has been called a man ahead of his time. An icon of anti racism, a hero to people from Ho Chi Minh to French Jews, Gregoire has been  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Henri Grégoire; Henri Grégoire; Henri Grégoire; Henri Grégoire; Henri Grégoire; Henri Grégoire; Henri Grégoire, (dit l'abbé)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall
ISBN: 0520241800 9780520241800
OCLC Number: 470065158
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 309-327.
Description: 1 v. (XI-341 p.) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Grégoire's early years: enlightenment and religion in France, 1750-1789. From tailor's son to enlightened Abbé: a provincial journey ; The "bon curé" of Emberménil ; A physical, moral, and political regeneration of the Jews --
Grégoire in Paris: revolution and regeneration, 1789-1801. Creating a French nation ; A religious revolution? Regeneration transformed ; Overcoming the terror, rebuilding the empire --
Keeping the faith: Grégoire, regeneration, and the revolution's global legacy, 1801-1831. The joys and frustrations of the Atlantic Republican network: Grégoire and the Americas ; Exporting the revolution: the colonial laboratory in Haiti ; Christian apologetics and the universal human family --
Icon of universalism: Grégoire's life after death.
Responsibility: Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall.
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