Download PDF by Geoffrey Kurtz: Jean Jaurès: The Inner Life of Social Democracy

By Geoffrey Kurtz

ISBN-10: 0271064021

ISBN-13: 9780271064024

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ISBN-13: 9780271064031

Jean Jaurès was once a towering highbrow and political chief of the democratic Left on the flip of the 20 th century, yet he's little remembered at the present time outdoors of France, and his contributions to political suggestion are little studied anyplace. In Jean Jaurès: the internal lifetime of Social Democracy, Geoffrey Kurtz introduces Jaurès to an American viewers. The parliamentary and philosophical chief of French socialism from the Eighteen Nineties till his assassination in 1914, Jaurès used to be the single significant socialist chief of his iteration who used to be expert as a political thinker. As he championed the reformist strategy that might end up referred to as social democracy, he sought to appreciate the internal lifetime of a political culture that accepts its personal imperfection. Jaurès's name to maintain the stress among the appropriate and the true resonates today.

In addition to recuperating the questions requested by means of the 1st new release of social democrats, Kurtz’s goal during this publication is to reconstruct Jaurès’s political concept in gentle of present theoretical and political debates. to accomplish this, he offers readings of a number of of Jaurès’s significant writings and speeches, spanning paintings from his early maturity to the ultimate years of his existence, taking note of not only what Jaurès is announcing, yet how he says it.

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