Robert Gildea

Robert Gildea is Professor of Modern History at Oxford University. His most recent book is Children of the Revolution: The French, 1799–1914. (June 2010)

How to Understand the Dreyfus Affair

How to Understand the Dreyfus Affair

“The Dreyfus Affair demonstrates the fragility of reason, of the rights of man, and indeed of civilized values when a nation feels itself under threat from an external or internal enemy.”

Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters

by Louis Begley

For the Soul of France: Culture Wars in the Age of Dreyfus

by Frederick Brown

Dreyfus: Politics, Emotion, and the Scandal of the Century

by Ruth Harris

June 10, 2010 issue

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