General Boulanger and Captain Dreyfus - History - Professor John Merriman - Lecture 9 of 24 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, History

Description: Two of the major crises of nineteenth-century France, Boulanger Affair and the Dreyfus Affair, can be understood in terms of the rising forces of anti-Semitism and Far Right politics. The German conquest of Alsace and Lorraine, in particular, fueled nationalist and right-wing sentiments, especially in rural France. Political orientations and prejudices were formed by the popular media of the time, such as illustrated periodicals and patriotic song
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University: Yale University (CT)
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