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Glances of intellectuals on the victory of Emmanuel Macron

The arrival to the Presidency of the Republic of the candidate for the march! Always provokes so much debate and questioning. Since the beginning of the year, several essays and publications have looked at the political meaning of this election. Detail review.

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Glances of intellectuals on the victory of Emmanuel Macron
The arrival to Presidency of Republic of running candidate!, elected on 14 May, still arouses so much debate and questioning. Since beginning of year, several essays – signed by Jean-Noël Jenneney, Alice Baudry, Laurent Bhansali and Olivier Duhamel, Jean-François Sirinelli and Pierre-André Taguieff – and publications have looked at political meaning of this election.

For his part, in an interview, former secretary of state, former president of BNF and Radio France, Jean-Noël Jeanneney, who has just published moment Macron (threshold), believes that this "macro moment" evokes or historical periods, for example, between Or, 1958 or government of Waldeck-Rousseau, from 1899 to 1902, which are clean to enlighten ours, before asking about what will remain ...

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– Jean-Noël Jeanneney: "In end, left and right again", a statement collected by Bastien Bonnefous and Solenn de Royer. Historian details what historical precedents have to teach us about surprise election of Emmanuel Macron and his presidency

– Macron or great political upheaval, by Gérard Courtois. The victory of May 7 owes nothing to surprise and chance. It has been carefully thought out, analyzing political Alice Baudry, Laurent Bhansali and Olivier Duhamel in ir essay published at Plon.

– When Jean-François Sirinelli observes "a generational revolution", by Antoine Flandrin. In his recent work, French revolutions. 1962-2017 (Odile Jacob), historian Jean-François Sirinelli sees in victory of Emmanuel Macron defeat of baby boom generation.

– Emmanuel Macron is "an autocrat with a benevolent face," according to Pierre-André Taguieff, by Jean-Baptiste de Montvalon. The political scientist considers, in Macron: Miracle or Mirage (editions of Observatory) head of State as "a default president", Fruit of decomposition of French political system which he was able to use to access Elysée.

– Presidential 2017, a "non-standard political sequence", by Solenn de Royer and Bastien Bonnefous. In latest issue of magazine "The debate", Gilles Finchelstein, Nicolas Roussellier, Marcel Gaucher and Gaspard Galariana return to "an earthquake that nothing foreshadowed."

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