The Nobility and the Bourgeoisie
A Counterrevolutionary Symbiosis
After its traumatic experiences of 1848 and 1871 — respectively “the crazy year”
and the annus horribilis of the Paris Commune — the bourgeoisie ceases to be
revolutionary and joins the nobility and the Church in the counterrevolutionary
camp . . .
Jacques R. Pauwels
JACQUES R. PAUWELS has taught European history at the University of Toronto, York University and the University of Waterloo. He is the author of several books on twentieth-century history, including The Myth of the Good War, in which he provides a revisionist look at the role of the United States and other Allied countries in the Second World War. An independent scholar, Pauwels holds PhDs in history and political science. He lives in Brantford, Ontario.