Realms of Memory: Traditions

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Columbia University Press, 1997 - History - 591 pages
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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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Contents

The Land Armand Fremont
3
The Cathedral Andre Vauche
37
in The Court Jacques Revel
71
Lavisse The Nations Teacher Pierre Nora
151
Vidal de La Blaches Geography of France JeanYves Guiomar
187
vn Marcel Prousts Remembrance of Things Pust Antoine Compagnon
211
vin La Coupole Marc Fumaroli
249
Monuments to the Dead Antoine Prost
307
Street Names DanielMifa
363
xn The Pulpit the Rostrum and the Ear Jean Starohinski
391
Gastronomy Pascal Ory
443
The Tour de France Georges Vigarello
469
Notes
501
Index of Names
557
Index of Subjects
569
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The Good Soldier Chauvin Gerard de Puymege
333

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About the author (1997)

Lawrence Kritzman is the Pat and John Rosenwald Research Professor in the Arts and Sciences and Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Dartmouth. He is the series editor of our European Perspectives series and the editor of Politics, Philosophy, Culture: Interviews and Other Writings, 1977-1984 by Michel Foucault (Routledge, 1990). His publications include: The Rhetoric of Sexuality and the Literature of the French Renaissance (Cambridge, 1991), Auschwitz and After: Race, Culture, and "the Jewish Question" in France (Routledge, 1994), and several monographs published in French (French Forum Publishers).