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Alfred Cobban


Who is Alfred Cobban?

Alfred Cobban was a Professor of French History at University College, London, who along with a prominent French historian, François Furet, held a 'Revisionist' view of the French Revolution.

  • born on (113 years ago) in London
  • nationality: France
  • education: Latymer Upper School
  • died on (47 years ago) in London
  • written works: "Social interpretation of the French revolution", "In search of humanity", "The Decline of Political Theory", "France since the Revolution", "Ambassadors and secret agents", "Historia de Las Civilizaciones 9", "The eighteenth century", "National self-determination", "Rousseau and the modern state", "The debate on the French Revolution, 1789-1800", "The myth of the French Revolution", "Causes of the French Revolution", "Old Regime and Revolution 1715-1799", "The crisis of civilization", "Aspects of the French Revolution", "A History of Modern France", "The nation state and national self determination", "France of the Republics 1871-1962"

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing (1999)

by Kelly Boyd

Clapham Alice Clark Manning Clark Richard Cobb Alfred Cobban G.D.H. Cole R.G. Collingwood Henry Steele ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Conservative and Libertarian Thought (Routledge Revivals) (2012)

by Nigel Ashford, Stephen Davies

In France more than anywhere else conservatism consists of what one historian, Alfred Cobban, calls 'a revolt against the eighteenth century'. Some confusion arises because as time passed and the prospect of restoring the ancien régime slid ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Political Science (2011)

by Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino

During the 1930s, an increasing number of scholars in Europe and the United States, such as Raymond Aron, Franz Borkenau, Alfred Cobban, Michael Florinsky, Hans Kohn, Fritz Morestein Marx, Elie Halevy, Carlton J. H. Heyes, Emil Lederer ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nationalism, Two-Volume Set (2000)

In both the Stalinist and Hitlerite dictatorships, according to Alfred Cobban, nationalist ideologies became ...

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