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Georges-Henri Soutou


Georges-Henri Soutou

Georges-Henri Soutou (born 1943) is Emeritus Professor at Sorbonne University and member of the Institut de France.

He is chairman of ISC (Institut de Stratégie Comparée) and gives lectures at the French Ecole de Guerre.

He belongs to the Diplomatic Archives Commission of the French Foreign Ministry. He is a member of the editorial board of several Journals, including Relations internationales and Revue historique des Armées; he is co-editor of the Revue d’histoire diplomatique.

He works on International History during the XXth century, particularly about the First World War, Franco-German relations and East-West relations after 1945. He published, besides numerous articles, L’Or et le Sang. Les buts de guerre économiques de la Première guerre mondiale, Fayard, 1989; L’Alliance incertaine. Les rapports politico-stratégiques franco-allemands, 1954-1996, Fayard, 1996; La Guerre de Cinquante Ans. Les relations Est-Ouest 1943-1990, Paris, Fayard, 2001; L’Europe de 1815 à nos jours, Paris, PUF, 2007 ; La Grande Illusion. Quand la France perdait la paix 1914-1920, Tallandier, 2015 ; La guerre froide de la France 1941-1990, Tallandier, 2018. 
He contributed to Martin Motte (with Georges-Henri Soutou, Jérôme de Lespinois, Olivier Zajec), La mesure de la force. Traité de stratégie de l’Ecole de Guerre, Tallandier, 2018.

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