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The Dreyfus affair

a chronological history

by George R. Whyte

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Dreyfus, Alfred, 1859-1935 -- Chronology.,
    • Trials (Treason) -- France -- History -- 19th century -- Chronology.,
    • Antisemitism -- France -- History -- 19th century.,
    • France -- Politics and government -- 1870-1940.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementGeorge R. Whyte.
      GenreChronology.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC354 .W59 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3426292M
      ISBN 101403938296
      LC Control Number2005050047


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1 online resource (xxii, pages, [10] pages of plates): "On OctoAlfred Dreyfus, a Jewish artillery captain attached to the French General Staff, was arrested on charges of having betrayed his country by selling military secrets to the : The Dreyfus Affair: The Scandal That Tore France in Two Buy this book The wrongful conviction of French-Jewish army captain Alfred Dreyfus as a German spy was based on fabricated evidence.

Emile Loubet. InDreyfus was returned to France for another trial. The intense political and judicial scandal that ensued divided French society into two camps: the conservative, pro-Army “anti-Dreyfusards” and the anticlerical, pro-republican “Dreyfusards”.Against all the odds, Dreyfus was convicted r on 19 September.

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A deliberate miscarriage Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.The Dreyfus Affair is no exception to this rule. In order to understand the proportions and the turn it took, as well as the role it played for several years in French public life, we must on one hand go back to the origins of the nationalist movement, heir of Boulangisme, and on the other hand to those of the anti-Semitic movement.The Dreyfus Affair was one of the biggest scandals in the history of happened at the end of the 19th was about Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish officer in the French army.

InDreyfus was accused of being a spy, and accused of crimes against thought he wrote letters to the Germans telling them about secrets of the French army.