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The mechanisms of this “indoctrination,” personalities, organizations, journals, newspapers, authorities, and men in power who nourished and defended the Maoist ideology; what still remains of it today.
After his defence of French history, Jean-Pierre Rioux identifies his influences and his “masters”, thereby shedding light on his intellectual commitments, and painting the portrait of a generation. An ode to the greater and lesser figures of French history.
Another way to write the biography of a number of great men. An unusual historical perspective, intertwining serious research and a talent for writing. A history of representations of the maternal figure and a study of the evolution of the filial bond. A historical standpoint that offers readers a fresh look at the lives of men they thought they knew well, from Louis XIV to Stalin, via Napoleon and Kennedy
A fascinating historical narrative presented as a lively investigation. Decoding the signification of the Statue of Liberty, based on the political and cultural beliefs of its creator, Auguste Bartholdi
A new approach to France under Louis XIV and to Ancien Régime society