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9780792362470

The Abbe Gregoire and His World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780792362470

  • ISBN10:

    0792362470

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-09-01
  • Publisher: Kluwer Academic Pub
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A distinguished group of international scholars from the disciplines of history, philosophy, literature and art history offer a reconsideration of the ideas and the impact of the abbé Henri Grégoire, one of the most important figures of the French Revolution and a contributor to the campaigns for Jewish emancipation, rights for blacks, the reform of the Catholic Church and many other causes

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
vii
Introduction / The Abbe Gregoire: A Hero for Our Times? ix
Jeremy D. Popkin
Gregoire and the Anthropology of Emancipation
1(12)
Hans-Jurgen Luebrink
The Abbe Gregoire's Program for the Jews: Social Reform and Spiritual Project
13(14)
Rita Hermon-Belot
The Abbe Gregoire and the Societe des Amis des Noirs
27(14)
Marcel Dorigny
Exporting the Revolution: Gregoire, Haiti and the Colonial Laboratory, 1815--1827
41(30)
Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall
The Abbe Gregoire and the Quest for a Catholic Republic
71(38)
Dale Van Kley
Tearing Down the Tower of Babel: Gregoire and French Multilingualism
109(20)
David A. Bell
The Paradoxes of Vandalism: Henri Gregoire and the Thermidorian Discourse on Historical Monuments
129(28)
Anthony Vidler
Gregoire's American Involvements
157(10)
Richard H. Popkin
Gregoire as Autobiographer
167(16)
Jeremy D. Popkin
Afterword / Discovering the Abbe Gregoire 183(4)
Richard H. Popkin
Index 187

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