Edited By Olivier Dard and Michel Grunewald
Abstracts Abstracts Guillaume Gros In the bainvillien heritage, posterity and scientific works have especially retained, beyond the journalist he used to be, the figure of the committed historian, a prophet and a visionary, as well as his part as the representative of a historical school called «capetian», whose purpose was to bring back the Ancien Régime. After publishing his first works at the New, National Library, J. Bainville asserts himself, from 1924, with his Histoire de France, in the collection «Major Historical Studies» at Fayard. From his editorial success ensues an unusual thing which is his historian legitimacy and especially a historiographical position that seems to establish himself as a «foil» to the University. The daily practice of journalism in all its forms, in the highly politicized context of the thirties, leads Jacques Bainville to become the historian of the immediate with his Histoire de la Troisième République while the University gives up the political arena. This ability to capture the news, through the prism of a culture antirepublican to better restore history, from the stakes of the present, based approach of a historian who can also reflect on how history is written (Nouveau dialogue dans le Salon d’Aliénor en 1926) while claiming to draw his inspiration from the romantic Jules Michelet who supports a subjective history against Charles Seignobos who is the representative of a scientific history. Olivier Dard Biographies and studies about Jacques Bainville often focuse on his reflexions about international relations, particularly between...
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