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Intellectuals and Decolonialization in France

Intellectuals and Decolonialization in France

By Paul Clay Sorum

University of North Carolina Press, 1977, 295 pp.

A splendid subject: the gradual mobilization of French intellectuals against continued colonialism, set in the context of French politics and of the traditional role of "the intellectual [as] the explorer of the sacred." A bit pedestrian in exposition, it is nevertheless an important contribution to the neglected study of decolonialization.