" De Gaulle, slave ", as "tagged" strangers on a statue of the General in the north of France ? This is a listing that demonstrates a great ignorance of the history of France and the personality of the General himself. The slave trade and slavery had fortunately been deleted long before his birth, in 1890 ; his family had no contact with the colonies and was therefore able to one way or another to take advantage of the slave system ; and lastly, by its culture and its values, he would not be able to turn a man or a woman into an object. But...Article reserved to subscribers
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