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Sorel, Georges (1847–1922) By Perlea, Georgiana

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1167-1
Published: 01/10/2017
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Georges Sorel was a French social thinker and political theorist. An engineer of modest bourgeois extraction, he was a state employee for twenty-five years. He theorized anarcho-syndicalism: an anti-state, non-party workers’ movement predicated on the threat of general strike (le grand soir, lit. the big night) and nourished by fond memories of the Paris Commune (1871).

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Perlea, Georgiana. "Sorel, Georges (1847–1922)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 5 Jul. 2020 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/sorel-georges-1847-1922. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1167-1

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