Richard D. E. Burton

Richard D. E. Burton is Professor of French and Francophone Studies in the School of African and Asian Studies at the University of Sussex. He is the author of Blood in the City: Violence and Revelation in Paris, 1789-1945 (a Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year, 2002) and Afro-Creole: Power, Opposition, and Play in the Caribbean (both from Cornell), and of two books on Baudelaire.

Blood in the City
Violence and Revelation in Paris, 1789–1945
Richard D. E. Burton
The Terror of 1793-94, the Paris Commune of 1871, the Dreyfus Affair—explosions of violence punctuated French history from the start of the Revolution until the Liberation at the close of World War II. The distinguished scholar Richard D. E...



Blood in the City
Violence and Revelation in Paris, 1789–1945
Richard D.E. Burton, Richard D. E. Burton
The Terror of 1793-94, the Paris Commune of 1871, the Dreyfus Affair—explosions of violence punctuated French history from the start of the Revolution until the Liberation at the close of World War II. The distinguished scholar Richard D. E...



Afro-Creole
Power, Opposition, and Play in the Caribbean
Richard D.E. Burton, Richard D. E. Burton
This wide-ranging book explores the origins, development, and character of Afro-Caribbean cultures from the slave period to the present day. Richard D. E. Burton focuses on ways in which African traditions—including those in religion, music...



Afro-Creole
Power, Opposition, and Play in the Caribbean
Richard D. E. Burton
This wide-ranging book explores the origins, development, and character of Afro-Caribbean cultures from the slave period to the present day. Richard D. E. Burton focuses on ways in which African traditions—including those in religion, music...








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