The Virtues of Violence: Democracy Against Disintegration in Modern France (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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The Virtues of Violence: Democracy Against Disintegration in Modern France

Author: Kevin Duong
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2020
Edition/Format:   Print book
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
The Virtues of Violence: Democracy Against Disintegration in Modern France
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Duong
OCLC Number: 1153731358
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Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction: The Virtues of Violence in Times of Social Disintegration 1. Regicide and Redemptive Violence in the French Revolution 2. From Glory to Total War in Algeria 3. From the Ballot to the Barricade in the Paris Commune 4. Redemptive Violence on the Eve of the Great War Conclusion: Democracy is a Social Revolution Notes References Index

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I would urge anyone interested in the complex relationship between democratic aspiration and the turn to violence to confront Kevin Duong's lucid, sharply observed, and thought-provoking book. * Read more...

 
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