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  • n. Plural form of Dreyfusard.


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  • The "Dreyfusards" appealed to Enlightenment ideals of truth and justice, while conservatives, with the support of the

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  • FURTHER to my clarification last week concerning the relationship of the great French sociologist Emile Durkheim to the cause of Captain Alfred Dreyfus (AJN 20/11), your readers may further be interested to learn of the direct relationship of the "Dreyfusards" as accidental "godfathers" to the now widely celebrated Tour de France bicycle race.

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  • Once upon a time, yes, there was a philosopher and poet who, when he said "France", brought to mind a people of the Communards, the Dreyfusards, the Maquisards whose uncrushable grandeur another of our friends, Pierre Goldman, whose biography he would write, evoked.

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  • The Dreyfus affair took on mythic proportions immediately; more than a century after the revolution, traditional France (anti-Dreyfusards) and Republican France (Dreyfusards) faced each other again across the barricades.

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  • The intense political and judicial fighting that ensued divided French society between those who supported Dreyfus (the Dreyfusards) and those who condemned him (the anti-Dreyfusards).

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  • At the same time, it ought to be recognized that Williamson's Holocaust denial and his embrace of a crude anti-Semitic canard like the "Protocols" is not all that surprising, given that Lefebvrist political ideology grew out of the same French fever swamps that produced the anti-Dreyfusards.

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  • (Even as it ought to be recognized that the hypersecularists of the Third French Republic hated Catholics as much as some anti-Dreyfusards hated Jews.)

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  • Just as the Dreyfusards had hoped, hundreds of foreign reporters came to Paris to watch the famous author have his day in court.


  • The socialists were led by Jean Jaurès, a former newspaper editor, who had been a major figure among Dreyfusards.


  • The Dreyfusards harked back to the authors of the Declaration of the Rights of Man.



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