Freemasonry and party building in late 19th-Century France

  title={Freemasonry and party building in late 19th-Century France},
  author={A. M. Halpern},
  journal={Modern \& Contemporary France},
  pages={197 - 210}
  • A. Halpern
  • Published 1 May 2002
  • History, Political Science
  • Modern & Contemporary France
At the beginning of the 20th century, the French Third Republic political system was still composed only of parliamentary groups and politically oriented voluntary organisations. No modern political parties existed yet. The formation of the Radical Party in 1901 created a new political order in France. From that year on, the Third Republic was to possess, like the USA and Britain, a modern political party system. Who created the Radical Party, and how? The French Freemasonry was the major actor… 
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