Alain Besançon

Alain Besançon (born 25 April 1932) is a French historian. He specialises in intellectual history and Russian politics. From 1965 to 1992 he was director of studies at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris. He was elected to the Académie des sciences morales et politiques of the Institut de France in 1996.

His book ''L'Image interdite, une histoire intellectuelle de l'iconoclasme'' (1994) was translated into English as ''The Forbidden Image: An Intellectual History of Iconoclasm'' in 2000 and published by the University of Chicago Press. Provided by Wikipedia
by Besançon, Alain, 1932-
Published 2013