An essential new work in the study of French colonial history
Fed by unimpeachable sources — archives, interviews, personal memoirs — this book is for everyone, as even experts on the subject will find surprises here.
Never has the past been so present. In our supposedly memoryless world, history is constantly being invoked...
In the first part, the author begins by letting the prosecution talk about the French Revolution. In the second part, Emmanuel Terray asks: where are we today, after two other revolutions, in Russia and in China?