[Manuscript essay:] 'Les Prisonniers alsaciens'.

Clemenceau (Georges)

[Manuscript essay:] 'Les Prisonniers alsaciens'.

Description: manuscript in black ink, some late drafting throughout but generally legible, pp. [5], folio, the sheets, most in sections, tipped to card backing, good

Publication Details: n.d. circa 1914

Notes: An important essay, the opening salvo of Clemenceau's newspaper 'L'Homme enchaîné' – the retitled version of 'L'Homme libre', which had suffered at the hands of Government censorship. It discusses one of his principal causes – the reannexation of the region of Alsace, as desired, he argues, by its people. His unequivocal advocacy of this policy was popular, and at odds with the stance of the French Government; it in part led to his return to power, for a second term as Prime Minister beginning in 1917, where his role in the outcome of the War conferred on him the title of 'Père la Victo...more

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Price: £1,200

Subject: History

Published Date: n.d. circa 1914

Stock Number: 67367

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