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Leon Blum

From Poet to Premier

by Richard L. Stokes

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10511068M
    ISBN 100548063109
    ISBN 109780548063101
    OCLC/WorldCa176940645

    Leon Blum Prime Minister, Socialist, Zionist by Pierre Birnbaum (Hardback, ) Delivery US shipping is usually within 11 to 15 working days. It is indeed timely that the Yale Jewish Lives series should have commissioned this wonderful, readable book, with the impressive Arthur Goldhammer responsible, as with many other. Pour être socialiste by Blum, Léon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at angelstouch16.com

    Read this book on Questia. "Blum was a democratic intellectual, a Socialist on principle." So said Edouard Herriot when he annuonced the news of Blum's death to . The author powerfully demonstrates how Blum's Jewishness was central to his outlook and mission, from his earliest entry into the political arena in reaction to the Dreyfus Affair, and how it sustained and motivated him throughout the remainder of his life. Birnbaum's Léon Blum is a critical chapter in the larger history of Jews in France.

    Cornell University Press fosters a culture of broad and sustained inquiry through the publication of scholarship that is engaged, influential, and of lasting significance. May 30,  · Blum is the subject of a new biography by Pierre Birnbaum, the first to be published in English for some time. The book has two aims: to explain Blum’s importance in French history, and to.


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Nov 16,  · From the prizewinning Jewish Lives series, a new appreciation of the extraordinary life and legacy of Léon Blum, the first Jewish prime minister of France Léon Blum (–), France’s prime minister three times, socialist activist, and courageous opponent of the pro-Nazi Vichy regime, profoundly altered French angelstouch16.com by: 2.

André Léon Blum (French: [ɑ̃ d ʁ e l e ɔ̃ b l u m]; 9 April – 30 March ) was a French socialist politician and three-time Prime Minister of France. As a Jew, he was heavily influenced by the Dreyfus affair of the late 19th century. He was a disciple of French Socialist leader Jean Jaurès and after became his successor.

As Prime Minister in a Popular Front government of Deputy: Édouard Daladier. May 26,  · Léon Blum has never gotten the recognition he deserves as a French statesman, a socialist leader, and a proud Jew. That will change with this book.”—Michael Walzer, author of The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions.

Léon Blum’s most popular book is Pour être socialiste. Books by Léon Blum. Léon Blum Average rating · 18 ratings · 2 reviews · shelved 67 times Showing 25 distinct works. O Euvre de Leon Blum - Tome 4 by. Léon Blum. Interesting book about the Jewish prime minister of France in the late 's.

For some reason, his name has been mostly lost to history. While we all remember the Alfred Dreyfus case Leon Blum book France, most Jews have never heard of Leon Blum/5.

Léon Blum, the first Socialist (and the first Jewish) premier of France, presiding over the Popular Front coalition government in – Blum was born into an Alsatian Jewish family. Educated at the École Normale Supérieure, he proceeded to study law at the Sorbonne, graduating in with the.

May 26,  · Léon Blum (–) was many things: a socialist and political activist, leader of the Popular Front; a dedicated statesman who served as France's prime minister three times; a hero who courageously opposed anti-Semitism, Nazi aggression, and the pro-German Vichy government; a passionate lover of women, art, and life.

A tireless champion for workers’ rights, Blum dramatically 3/5(1). Jun 01,  · In fact, the arrival of Léon Blum: Prime Minister, Socialist, Zionist, by French political sociologist Pierre Birnbaum, could hardly be more timely or valuable.

Timely, because in a year when France and anti-Semitism have, sadly, made all too many headlines, Blum (–) merits particular recognition and remembrance. View the profiles of people named Leon Blum. Join Facebook to connect with Leon Blum and others you may know.

Facebook gives people the power to share. Read this book on Questia. Chronicles the life of the French Socialist leader, drawing attention to his contributions as a poet and a literary critic as well as his role in the political and cultural development of twentieth-century France.

Jun 14,  · Léon Blum led France to reform in the Depression era. ‘Léon Blum: Prime Minister, Socialist, Zionist,’ by Pierre Birnbaum. By Mitchell Cohen. The book, part of Yale’s Jewish Lives.

Léon Blum has never gotten the recognition he deserves as a French statesman, a socialist leader, and a proud Jew. That will change with this book.”—Michael Walzer, author of The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions/5(18). Léon Blum >The French statesman Léon Blum () was the first Socialist, as well >as the first Jewish, premier of France.

In the government he headed >enacted the most extensive program of social reforms in French history. Get this from a library. Léon Blum. [Serge Berstein] -- Portrait de l'homme politique français.

Présente ses engagements au moment de l'affaire Dreyfus, son action au côté des socialistes pendant la Première Guerre mondiale, sa politique militaire. Léon Blum was a French socialist leader and politician, who served as Prime Minister of France thrice in his career.

Check out this biography to know about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. John Colton is a meticulous researcher and a fine craftsman. In his political biography of Leon Blum, these two qualities are beautiully blended; none of the available evidence appears to have been over looked, and the enormous mass of variegated material has been transmuted in a polished, richly Price: $ From the prizewinning Jewish Lives series, a new appreciation of the extraordinary life and legacy of Léon Blum, the first Jewish prime minister of France Léon Blum (–), France's prime minister three times, socialist activist, and courageous opponent of the pro-Nazi Vichy regime, profo.

Nov 01,  · by Leon Blum. New York, Viking, pp. $ This book, written in behind the walls of a Vichy prison by the one-time premier of France and leader of the French Socialist party, is the spiritual testament of one of the few remaining great figures in modem progressive politics.

Léon Blum a man of the past, of the present, of the future. This book was written during the great moral crisis which was to produce such far reaching effects not only in Lion Blum's soul but Author: Raoul de Roussy de Sales. Lacouture, the esteemed French biographer of Nasser and Ho Chi Mint, has struck out with a home-grown leftist hero: in this long, reverential life, socialist leader Leon Blum, head of the Popular Front government, looks distinctly unimpressive.

A Parisian intellectual of Jewish descent and aristocratic mien, Blum devoted much of his life to literary and dramatic criticism&#;from which. Get this from a library! Léon Blum. [M V Vishni︠a︡k] Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.Leon Blum by Lacouture, Jean.

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