HIST 276 - Lecture 9 - General Boulanger and Captain Dreyfus

Lecture 9 - General Boulanger and Captain Dreyfus

Overview

Two of the major crises of nineteenth-century France, the Boulanger Affair and the Dreyfus Affair, can be understood in terms of the rising forces of anti-Semitism and Far Right politics. The German conquest of Alsace and Lorraine, in particular, fueled nationalist and right-wing sentiments, especially in rural France. Political orientations and prejudices were formed by the popular media of the time, such as illustrated periodicals and patriotic songs.

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Carles, Emilie. A Life of Her Own.

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