Category Archives: The crisis in history

Video: Máire Cross, ‘Predicting Crisis in the works of Tocqueville and Tristan.’

Paper delivered as part of panel on The Crisis in History at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (ASMCF) held at Nottingham Trent University, 9-11 September 2010.

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Liquider Mai 68…mission unaccomplished?

Before coming to power in 2007, perhaps the most controversial – or in any case most discussed – aspect of the future President’s election campaign was his now infamous call for a liquidation of the spirit of mai 68.

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Why the British don’t react and the French do

If one looks in an even cursory manner at the range of ways in which people in Britain are being asked to pay for both the bail-out of the banks and the sharp reduction in state revenue brought about by … Continue reading

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Video: Professor Brian Jenkins, “Problems in the historical analysis of political crisis: 1934, 1968 and beyond.”

Professor Brian Jenkins is a Senior research fellow at the University of Leeds.

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