The Abbé Grégoire and his World / Edition 1

The Abbé Grégoire and his World / Edition 1

by R.H. Popkin, Richard H. Popkin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0792362470

ISBN-13: 9780792362470

Pub. Date: 08/01/2000

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792362470
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Series:
International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idees Series, #169
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors. 1. Introduction: The Abbé Grégoire: A Hero for Our Times'? J.D. Popkin. 2. Grégoire and the Anthropology of Emancipation; H.-J. Lüsebrink. 3. The Abbé Grégoire and the Jews: Social Reform and Spiritual Project; R. Hermon-Belot. 4. The Abbé Grégoire and the Société des Amis des Noirs; M. Dorigny. 5. Exporting the Revolution: Grégoire, Haiti, and the Colonial Laboratory, 1815-1827; A. Goldstein Sepinwall. 6. Jansenism and the Failed Quest for a Catholic Republic: The Case of the Abbé Grégoire; D. Van Kley. 7. Tearing Down the Tower of Babel: Grégoire and French Multilingualism; D. Bell. 8. The Paradoxes of Vandalism: Henri Grégoire and the Thermidorian Discourse on Historical Monuments; A. Vidler. 9. Some Aspects of Grégoire's American Concerns; R.H. Popkin. 10. Grégoire as Autobiographer; J.D. Popkin. 11. Afterword: Discovering the Abbé Grégoire; R.H. Popkin. Index.

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