François Furet

François Furet was a French historian, and president of the Saint-Simon Foundation, well known for his books on the French Revolution. He passed away in July, 1997.

Latest by François Furet in Chronicles

  • The Long Apprenticeship
    July 1996

    The Long Apprenticeship

    Prizes are a particular pleasure for people who engage in the peculiar metier of writing books, because they are reassuring. Writing in fact involves a great deal of anxiety both before, during, and after; rewards allow one, at least for a time, to put those anxieties to rest.

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