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The French RepublicHistory, Values, Debates$

Edward Ducler Berenson, Vincent Duclert, and Christophe Prochasson

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780801449017

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.001.0001

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(p.373) Contributors

(p.373) Contributors

The French Republic
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  • Anne-Claude Ambroise-Rendu is maître de conference at the Université de Paris X. Her books include Peurs privées, angoisse publique: Un siècle de violence en France (1999); Petits récits des désordres ordinaires: Les faits divers dans la presse française des débuts de la Troisième République à la Grande Guerre (2004); and Crimes et délits: Histoire de la violence de la Belle Époque à nos jours (2006).

  • Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau is directeur d’études at the Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris. His recent books include Les armes et la chair: Trois objets de mort en 14-18 (2009); Combattre: Une anthropologie de la guerre moderne, XIXe-XXIe siècle (2008); France and the Great War, 1914–1918 (with A. Becker and L. Smith (2003); and Cinq deuils de guerre, 1914–1918 (2001).

  • Jean Baubérot is professor emeritus of history and sociology and honorary president of the École Pratique des Hautes Études at the Sorbonne. His books include Une laïcité interculturelle: Le Québec, avenir de la France? (2008); Histoire de la laïcité en France (5th edition, 2010); and Les laïcités dans le monde (3rd edition, 2010).

  • Edward Berenson is professor of history and director of the Institute of French Studies at New York University. His books include The Trial of Madame Caillaux (1992); Heroes of Empire (2010); Constructing Charisma (coauthored and coedited with Eva Giloi, 2010); and The Statue of Liberty (2011).

  • John R. Bowen is the Dunbar-Van Cleve Professor in Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. His books include Islam, Law, and Equality in Indonesia: An Anthropology of Public Reasoning (2003); Why the French Don’t Like Headscarves (2007); and Can Islam Be French? (2009).

  • (p.374) Herrick Chapman is associate professor of history and French studies at New York University. He is author of State Capitalism and Working-Class Radicalism in the French Aircraft Industry (1991) and coeditor of The Social Construction of Democracy, 1870–1990 (1995) and Race in France: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Politics of Difference (2004).

  • Alice L. Conklin teaches history at the Ohio State University. Her publications include A Mission to Civilize: The Republican Idea of Empire in France and West Africa, 1895–1930 (1997); “Civil Society, Science, and Empire in Late Republican France: The Foundation of Paris’ Museum of Man,” Osiris 17 (July 2002); and France and Its Empire since 1870 (coauthor, 2010).

  • Vincent Duclert is professeur agrégé at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. He coedited the Dictionnaire critique de la République (2002). His most recent books are La République imaginée: La France de 1870 à 1914 (2010) and L’avenir de l’histoire (2010).

  • Steven Englund is the NYU Distinguished Professor of History at The American University of Paris. He is author of Napoleon, A Political Life (2004) and is working on a comparative study of political anti-Semitism in Germany, Austria-Hungary, and France.

  • Éric fassin is professeur agrégé in the Social Sciences Department at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. His books include Le sexe politique: Genre et sexualité au miroir transatlantique (2009); De la question sociale à la question raciale? Représenter la société française (coedited with Didier Fassin, 2006); and Cette France-là, (editor, 2009–2010).

  • Stéhane Gerson is associate professor of French and French studies at New York University. His publications include Why France? American Historians Reflect on an Enduring Fascination (coedited with Laura Lee Downs, 2007); The Pride of Place: Local Memories and Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century France (2003); and (as guest editor) “Alain Corbin and the Writing of History,” special issue of French Politics, Culture, and Society 22, no. 2 (Summer 2004).

  • Nancy L. Green is professor of history at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. Her major publications include Ready-to-Wear and Ready-to-Work: A Century of Industry and Immigrants in Paris and New York (1997); Repenser les migrations (2002); and (with François Weil) Citizenship and Those Who Leave (2007).

  • (p.375) Patrice Gueniffey is directeur d’études at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences. He is author of Le nombre et la raison: La Révolution française et les élections (1993); La politique de la Terreur: Essai sur la violence révolutionnaire, 1789–1794 (2003); and Le 18 Brumaire: L’épilogue de la Révolution française (2008).

  • Sudhir Hazareesingh is a Fellow in Politics at Balliol College, Oxford. His books include From Subject to Citizen (1998); The Legend of Napoleon (2004); and Le mythe gaullien (2010).

  • Ivan Jablonka is associate professor at the Université du Maine (Le Mans) and associated scholar at the Collège de France. He is author of Enfants en exil: Transfert de pupilles réunionnais en métropole (1963–1982) (2007) and Les enfants de la République: L’intégration des jeunes de 1789 à nos jours (2010).

  • Julian Jackson is professor of French history, Queen Mary University of London. His books include France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944 (2001); The Fall of France (2003); De Gaulle (2003); and Living in Arcadia: Homosexuality, Politics, and Morality in France, 1945–1982 (2009).

  • Paul Jankowski is the Ray Ginger Professor of History at Brandeis University. His books include Communism and Collaboration: Simon Sabiani and Politics in Marseille, 1919–1944 (1989); A Confidence Man in the Republic of Virtue: France in the 1930s (2002); and Shades of Indignation: Political Scandals in France, Past and Present (2008).

  • Jeremy Jennings teaches in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London. His recent publications include Tocqueville on America after 1840 (with Aurelian Craiutu, 2009) and Revolution and the Republic: A History of Political Thought in France since 1789 (2011).

  • Dominique Kalifa is professor of contemporary history and director of the Doctoral School of History at University of Paris 1 Panthéon–Sorbonne. His books include L’encre et le sang (1995); Naissance de la police privée (2000); Crime et culture au XIXe siècle (2005); and Biribi: Les bagnes coloniaux de l’armée française (2009).

  • Lloyd Kramer is a professor and chair of the History Department at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His publications include Threshold of a New World: Intellectuals and the Exile Experience in Paris, 1830–1848 (1988) and Lafayette in Two Worlds: Public Cultures and Personal Identities in an Age of Revolutions (1996). He is also a coauthor of A History of the Modern World (2007).

  • (p.376) Cécile Laborde is professor of political theory at University College London and (in 2010–11) Fellow of Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study. Her most recent book is Critical Republicanism: The Hijab Controversy and Political Philosophy (2008).

  • Herman Lebovics is State University of New York Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of History at Stony Brook University. His books include Imperialism and the Corruption of Democracies (2006); Mona Lisa’s Escort: André Malraux and the Reinvention of French Culture (1999); and True France: The Wars over Cultural Identity, 1900–1945 (1994).

  • Mary Dewhurst Lewis is professor of history at Harvard University. She is author of The Boundaries of the Republic: Migrant Rights and the Limits of Universalism in France, 1918–1940 (2007), as well as several articles on immigration, empire, and citizenship in Third Republic France. She is currently working on a book titled Divided Rule: Sovereignty and Empire in French Tunisia.

  • Philip Nord is professor of history at Princeton University. He is the author of Paris Shopkeepers and the Politics of Resentment (1986); The Republican Moment: Struggles for Democracy in Nineteenth-Century France (1995); Impressionists and Politics: Art and Democracy in the Nineteenth Century (2000); and France’s New Deal: From the Thirties to the Postwar Era (2010).

  • Karen Offen is senior scholar at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University. Her publications include European Feminisms, 1700–1950: A Political History (2000); Globalizing Feminisms, 1789–1945 (2010); and “Surveying European Women’s History since the Millennium: A Comparative Review,” Journal of Women’s History 22, no. 1 (Spring 2010).

  • Christophe Prochasson is directeur d’études at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. He coedited the Dictionnaire critique de la République (2002). His most recent books are L’empire des émotions: Les historiens dans la mêlée (2008) and La Gauche et la morale (2010).

  • Emmanuelle Saada is a historian and sociologist and teaches at Columbia University and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. She is author of Les enfants de la colonie: Les métis de l’empire français entre sujétion et citoyenneté (2007). An English translation is forthcoming.

  • Martin Schain is professor of politics at New York University. He is author of The Politics of Immigration in France, Britain, and the United States: A Comparative (p.377) Study (2008) and French Communism and Local Power (1985); and editor of Comparative Federalism: The US and EU in Comparative Perspective (2006) and Shadows over Europe: The Development and Impact of the Extreme Right in Europe (2002).

  • Joan Wallach Scott is Harold F. Linder Professor in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study. Her books include The Politics of the Veil (2007); Parité (2005); and Gender and the Politics of History (1999).

  • Jerrold Seigel is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of History emeritus at New York University. His books include Marx’s Fate: The Shape of a Life (1978); Bohemian Paris: Culture, Politics, and the Boundaries of Bourgeois Life, 1830–1930 (1986); and The Idea of the Self (2005).

  • Todd Shepard is associate professor of history at the Johns Hopkins University. His publications include The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France (2006); “L’extrême droite et mai ’68: Une obsession d’Algérie et de virilité,” Clio: Histoire, Femmes et Société 29 (Spring 2009); and “Excluding the Harkis from Repatriate Status, Excluding Muslim Algerians from French Identity,” in Transnational Spaces and Identities in the Francophone World (2009).

  • Daniel J. Sherman is professor of art history and adjunct professor of history at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His books include The Construction of Memory in Interwar France (2000); Museums and Difference (editor, 2008); and French Primitivism and the Ends of Empire, 1945–75 (forthcoming).

  • Bonnie G. Smith is Board of Governors Professor of History at Rutgers University. Among her works are Ladies of the Leisure Class (1981); The Gender of History (1998); and the Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History (editor, 2008).

  • Frédéic Viguier is a sociologist and assistant director of New York University’s Institute of French Studies. He coauthored Travailler pour être heureux? (2003) and was guest editor of “The Lost Banlieues of the Republic?” special issue of French Politics, Culture, and Society 24, no. 3 (Winter 2006), to which he also contributed the article “Maintaining the Class: Teachers in the New High Schools of the Banlieues.

  • Rosemary Wakeman is professor of history at Fordham University. She is author of The Heroic City: Paris, 1945–1958 (2009); Modernizing the Provincial City: Toulouse, 1945–1975 (1998); and editor of Themes in Modern European History, 1945 to the Present (2003).

  • (p.378) François Weil is directeur d’études and president of the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. His recent works include A History of New York (2004); Citizenship and Those Who Leave: The Politics of Emigration and Expatriation (coedited with Nancy L. Green, 2007); and Empires of the Imagination; Transatlantic Histories of the Louisiana Purchase (coedited with Peter J. Kastor, 2009).

  • Johnson Kent Wright is associate professor and head of the Faculty of History at Arizona State University. He is author of A Classical Republican in Eighteenth-Century France: The Political Thought of Mably (1997) and articles on Montesquieu, Rousseau, and the Enlightenment in modern historiography.