Between justice and politics : the Ligue des droits de l'homme, 1898-1945 (eBook, 2007) []
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Between justice and politics : the Ligue des droits de l'homme, 1898-1945

Between justice and politics : the Ligue des droits de l'homme, 1898-1945

Author: William D Irvine
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
'Between Justice and Politics' presents the history of the first 50 years of the Ligue des Droits de l'Homme - the League of the Rights of Man. Founded during the Dreyfus Affair, the Ligue took as its mandate the defense of human rights in all their forms.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Irvine, William D., 1944-
Between justice and politics.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006026636
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William D Irvine
ISBN: 9781435608825 1435608828 9780804767873 0804767874
OCLC Number: 290565511
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (269 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Origins, organization, and structure --
Ici on ne fait pas de la politique --
Politics, yes, but not electoral politics --
Liberty with all its risks --
The League from below --
War and peace: 1914-1934 --
From the popular front to the fall of France --
Responsibility: William D. Irvine.
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Between Justice and Politics is a critical and dissenting interpretation of the Ligue des Droits de l'Homme.  Read more...


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"[Alfred Dreyfus's] vindication permitted the League [of the Rights of Man/Ligue des Droits de l'Homme] to portray itself during the succeeding four decades as the Third Republic's bastion of defense Read more...

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