War and the Ivory Tower

War and the Ivory Tower : Algeria and Vietnam

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Just as the experience of the Vietnam War shaped an intellectual generation in the USA, French involvement in Algeria was a central topic of political debate amongst intellectuals in France a decade earlier. This comparative study traces the similarities and differences in these two cases of intellectual anti-war engagement - from Camus and Sartre's earliest protests to the comments of 13 prominent American intellectuals in the "New York Review of Books" after the fall of Saigon.
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  • Hardback | 268 pages
  • 142.24 x 208.28 x 27.94mm | 816.46g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 4ill.
  • 0195068076
  • 9780195068078

About David L. Schalk

About the Author: David L. Schalk is Professor of History at Vassar College. He is the author of The Spectrum of Political Engagement and Roger Martin du Gard: The Novelist and History.
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