Dialogue aux enfers entre Machiavel et Montesquieu: : Maurice Joly: Books. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Niccolo Machiavelli was an Italian politician, diplomat. Maurice Joly, né à Lons-le-Saunier le 22 septembre et mort à Paris le 14 juillet , est un avocat du barreau de Paris, journaliste et écrivain français.

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Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press. It was published at Le Gaulois [6] and La Cloche [7] magazines. Machiavelli claims that he ” There is an abundance of evidence that The Protocols were lavishly plagiarized from Joly’s book. The piece uses the literary device of a dialogue of the dead, invented by ancient Roman writer Lucian and introduced into the French belles-lettres by Bernard de Fontenelle in the 18th century.

Dialogue aux enfers entre Machiavel et Montesquieu by Maurice Joly

It was translated into English in The Protocols of the Elders of Zion. The book was published anonymously par un contemporain, by a contemporary in Brussels in [4] and smuggled into France for distribution, but the print run was seized by the police immediately upon crossing the border.


In this way Joly tried to cover up a direct, and then illegal, criticism of Louis-Napoleon’s rule. The Dialogue in Hell between Machiavelli and Montesquieu.

Dialogues sur le commerce des bleds. This page was last edited on 18 Novemberat Retrieved January 26, Julian—Gregorian uncertainty CS1 French-language sources fr.

Six Walks in the Fictional Woods. La Cloche 2 May – 10 May in French. Dismantling the Big Montesquiieu By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Views Read Edit View history. The second edition of “Dialogues” was issued in enfrs Joly’s name. Small portions were translated in as an appendix to Norman Cohn’s Warrant for Genocidewhich identifies it as the main source of the later Protocols of the Elders of Zion. In 25 dialogues, step by step, Machiavelli, who by Joly’s plot covertly represents Napoleon III, explains how he would replace freedom with despotism in any enfees European country: The book was banned.

Center for Jewish History. In the beginning of 20th century Joly’s book was used as a basis for The Protocols of the Elders of Zion[9] an infamous Russian-made antisemitic literary forgery.


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University of Nebraska Press. Absolute power will no longer be an accident of fortune but will become a need” of the modern society. In the curtain-line Montesquieu exclaims “Eternal God, what have you permitted! At the end, Machiavelli prevails.

Retrieved from ” https: Shadows of the historical characters of Niccolo Machiavelli and Charles Montesquieu meet in Hell in the year and dispute on politics. The noble baron Montesquieu would make the case for liberalism ; the Florentine politician Machiavelli would present the case for despotism.

Summary [ edit ]. The police swiftly tracked down its author, and Joly was arrested. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Montesquieu insists that the liberal spirit of the peoples is invincible.