French Revolution 1968

Seale, Patrick, & McConville, Maureen
Publisher:  Penguin
Year Published:  1968  
Pages:  238pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6300

Seale and McConville set out to relate what happened during the May 1968 revolt in France, to set the explosion in its context of French politics, and to single out what they take to be the original and creative features of the situation.


Table of Contents

Note on Sources
A Short Glossary of Revolutionary Jargon
Some Confusing Initials and Assorted Dramatis Personae

1. Revolting Students
2. Latin Quarter Politics
3. Take-off
4. Winning the Street Battle
5. Background to Revolution
6. Experiments in Revolution: i) The Student Soviet
7. Experiments in Revolution: ii) The Action Committees
8. Experiments in Revolution: iii) The Teenage Army
9. Experiments in Revolution: iv) The Liberal Professions
10. The Great Strike
11. Mini-experiment in Revolution: Nantes 1968
12. Abortive Settlement
13. The Adult Left and the Crisis
14. The Dangerous Week
15. Triumph of Will
16. Counter-revolution at the Polls


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