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'I thought I knew everything about the Dreyfus case, but George Whyte's The Dreyfus Affair, a brilliant chronological history, left me shattered. The way Whyte unfolds the events, backed by the copious notes, gives everything a shocking immediacy.' - Meir Ronnen, Jerusalem Post
'George Whyte's telling of the famous story is as gripping as a novel. Whyte has enrolled Dreyfus into the elite of cultural icons whose lives are documented day by day and hour by hour.' - Ben Barkow, Jewish Chronicle
'This monumental, meticulously researched historical biography reads like a suspense thriller. Once you pick it up, you cannot put it down.' - Illustrierte Neue Welt, Austria
'Unique among the countless books on the Dreyfus Affair, George Whyte's history provides a day-by-day account, meticulously summarised and documented, of the events associated with the background, arrest, conviction, incarceration, public mobilisation, appeal, revision, re-conviction, pardon, amnesty and ultimate exoneration of the falsely condemned Jewish captain. The product of prodigious research and inquiry.' - Professor Michael R. Marrus, University of Toronto, author of The Holocaust in History
'A riveting account of the Dreyfus Affair. George R. Whyte meticulously retraces the complex events, allowing the reader to follow the unbroken and far-reaching line of the narrative.' - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany
'George Whyte's consummate and exceptional scholarship on the Dreyfus Affair is an absolutely essential reference for any serious study and understanding of the Third Republic's deepest political and moral crisis. By placing the Dreyfus Affair in its European context, the work provides nuanced insights into the history of European antisemitism that remain relevant to this day.' - Professor Jehuda Reinharz, President, Brandeis University, USA
Day by day account of the Dreyfus Affair including new translations of key documents, a wealth of primary sources and illustrations.See all Product Description