Realms of Memory: Traditions
Pierre Nora, Lawrence D. Kritzman
Columbia University Press, 1996 - History - 591 pages
This text is the second of three volumes looking at the history of France. This volume examines how and why events and figures become part of a people's collective memory. It emphasizes the shared aspects of French history and cultural instrumental in the development of a national identity. It includes 14 essays on subjects ranging from Proust's Remembrance of Things Past to the Tour de France.
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