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The Life of Jean Jaurès
Harvey Goldberg

A biography of the great French socialist and intellectual

"It is the accomplishment of this biography to make these ideas from another world and another time and the man who championed them with peerless eloquence come alive again. So thoroughly has the author done his job and so well has he organized his rich material that . . . this reviewer has no hesitation in saying that Mr. Goldberg has produced the definitive biography on Jean Jaurès."—New York Times Book Review

"A masterly work which will interest students of French history and politics no less than of socialism. Eminently readable, it is the work of a careful historian, drawing heavily on unpublished or not readily available sources."—Political Science Quarterly

Harvey Goldberg was a legendary professor in the department of history at the University of Wisconsin–Madison from 1963 to 1987, where the Harvey Goldberg Center for the Study of Contemporary History has been established in his memory.

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May 2003

602 pp.   6 x 9   13 illus.

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ISBN 978-0-299-02564-9
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