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Captain Dreyfus

Halasz, Nicholas

Captain Dreyfus

the story of a mass hysteria

by Halasz, Nicholas

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dreyfus, Alfred, 1859-1935

  • Edition Notes

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    Statementby Nicholas Halasz
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC354"H15
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274 p
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21213167M
    LC Control Number55-8810

    The social and political significance of the famous Dreyfus ""Affair"" has long outweighed the persistent efforts to definitively ""prove"" Dreyfus either innocent or guilty (it's almost certain that he was innocent), so when Hoffmann (History, SUNY, Albany) claims that his effort is worth consideration because he values social analysis over evidentiary matters, one immediately questions his. Captain Alfred Dreyfus: “The Soldier On Devil’s Island” At the time of preparing this article for our January newsletter, it is coincidently the first anniversary of last year’s horrific massacre in Paris, popularly referred to as the “Charlie Hebdo” incident, remembered of course for its savage acts of murder, violation of free.

    I think it is one of the main reasons. Globally, there is nothing to save Esterhazy in this affair. He had even openly declared to hate France, and to want the country defeated, so he should have been arrested immediately. BUT. The social state of. Nicholas Halasz CAPTAIN DREYFUS: The Story of a Mass Hysteria 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Simon and Schuster Very Good in a Very Good price-clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket shows staining on front panel. Soiling to front and back panels of jacket as well as toning to Rating: % positive.

      The Dreyfus Affair The Scandal That Tore France in Two (Book): Read, Piers Paul: J The German military attach#; in Paris receives a visit from a seedy-looking man who claims to be a French army officer in desperate need of money, offering to sell them military secrets. Captain Alfred Dreyfus was a rising star in the French artillery command. In this, the 10th episodes of The Dreyfus Affair docudrama, court-martial proceedings continue. Cross-questioning occurs, and Captain Dreyfus argues with the judges. Director: Georges Méliès. Votes: /10(K).


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Captain Dreyfus book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. ''Captain Dreyfus: The Story of a Mass Hysteria,'' was the basis for the movie ''I Accuse!'' with Jose Ferrer as Dreyfus. The Dreyfus Affair was a political scandal which divided France in the s and the early s.

It involved the conviction for treason in November of Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a young French artillery officer of 5/5(1).

Alfred Dreyfus, (born October 9,Mulhouse, France—died JParis), French army officer whose trial for treason began a year controversy, known as the Dreyfus Affair, that deeply marked the political and social history of the French Third Republic.

Dreyfus was the son of a wealthy Jewish textile manufacturer. In he entered the École Polytechnique and decided on a. A scandal that rocked France in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Dreyfus affair involved a Jewish artillery captain in the French army, AlfredAuthor: Elizabeth Nix.

Five Years of My Life: The Diary of Captain Alfred Dreyfus. by Alfred Dreyfus | Oct 1, out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover More Buying Choices $ (45 used offers) Goodreads Book reviews & recommendations: IMDb Movies, TV & Celebrities: IMDbPro Get Info Entertainment Professionals Need.

Captain Dreyfus () Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. A snapshot of the famous Frenchman in the military prison yard at Rennes, during the trial. This picture was secured with great difficulty from a second-story window of an adjoining building.

It shows Dreyfus taking his. Captain Dreyfus: The Story of a Mass Hysteria by Halasz, Nicholas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   I n October Captain Alfred Dreyfus was arrested on the charge of high treason, accused on derisory evidence of revealing French military secrets.

Alfred Dreyfus (9 October 12 July ) was a French artillery officer of Jewish background whose trial and conviction in on charges of treason became one of the most tense political dramas in modern French history. Known today as the Dreyfus Affair, the incident eventually ended with Dreyfus' complete exoneration/5.

Captain Dreyfus: The Story of a Mass Hysteria by Nicholas Halasz. Touchstone Books/Simon & Schuster. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Heney dedicates the book to him and his wife Sheila.

The captain emerges as a rough modern Irish equivalent to Captain Dreyfus with the saving grace he did not go to prison although his promising military career was destroyed and his life became consumed with.

The Greeks, the Romans & Captain Dreyfus. It has been reprinted, and is a useful book to own. That rabbi's name was Dreyfus. Could the homonymous captain be any less patriotic.

Of the captain it was said that if he had not been Dreyfus he would have been anti-Dreyfus. Inin a France under the shadow of war and rife with antisemitism, the Jewish captain Alfred Dreyfus was convicted of espionage.

Public humiliation, exile and. Captain Alfred Dreyfus, then a was a high-flying career artillery officer. Shy, reserved, sometimes awkward, but intelligent and ambitious, Dreyfus had everything he might have hoped for: a wife, two enchanting children, plenty of money and a post on the General Staff.

However, Dreyfus' rise in the army had not made him friends.5/5(1). A re-examination of the Dreyfus affair is concerned not only with the procedures (or rather lack of) through which an innocent man was convicted by a military clique, but also with the larger issue of prejudice which was to involve the conscience of a nation and incite Zola's famous 'accuse.

Intensely serious, awkward and rather graceless in his reverse, Dreyfus as a Jew-was an easy victim in. The Dreyfus affair never goes away, and is the subject of a brave new book by the novelist and lawyer Louis Begley, “Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters” (Yale; $24). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Halasz, Nicholas, Captain Dreyfus. New York, Simon and Schuster, This book is the first to provide, in English translation, the full extent of Zola's writings on the Dreyfus affair.

It represents, in its polemical entirety, a classic defense of human rights and a searing denunciation of fanaticism and prejudice.

The book opens with the complete text of "J'Accuse," Zola's public letter to the French authorities.5/5(1). By Nicholas Halasz. Captain Dreyfus An early edition of author's detailed account of the the late 19th century Dreyfus Affair in France, in which an innocent man was accused of treason.

The affair lasted about 12 years, raised French passions and involved layer Seller Rating: % positive. Wonderful book by Nicholas Halasz. I finally finished an assignment from over twenty years ago.Dreyfus affair, political crisis, beginning in and continuing throughin France during the Third Republic.

The controversy centered on the question of the guilt or innocence of army captain Alfred Dreyfus, who had been convicted of treason for allegedly selling military secrets to the Germans in   On Oct. 14,a few days after his 35th birthday, Captain Dreyfus spent the evening in his Paris apartment with his wife, Lucie, and their two young children.