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Realms of memory : rethinking the French past

Author: Pierre Nora; Lawrence D Kritzman
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1996-©1998.
Series: European perspectives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers the best essays from the acclaimed collection originally published in French. This monumental work examines how and why events and figures become a part of a people's collective memory, how  Read more...

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Lieux de mémoire. English.
Realms of memory.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©1996-©1998
(OCoLC)653426802
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Nora; Lawrence D Kritzman
ISBN: 0231084048 9780231084048 0231106343 9780231106344 0231109261 9780231109260
OCLC Number: 33819236
Notes: Revised and abridged translation of the original work in French.

UNCG University Libraries notes:
Vols. 2 & 3 have subtitle: The construction of the French past.
v. 1. Conflicts and divisions -- v. 2. Traditions -- v. 3. Symbols.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: V. 1. Conflicts and divisions --
v. 2. Traditions --
v. 3. Symbols.
Series Title: European perspectives.
Other Titles: Lieux de mémoire.
European perspectives.
Responsibility: under the direction of Pierre Nora ; English language edition edited and with a foreword by Lawrence D. Kritzman ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer.
Local System Bib Number:
ocm33819236
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This is an indispensable guide to understanding France and the French. As usual, Arthur Goldhammer's translation is superb. Foreign Affairs This unusual book deals fascinatingly with everything from Read more...

 
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