Realms of Memory: Traditions
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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The Land Armand Fremont
The Cathedral Andre Vauche
in The Court Jacques Revel
Lavisse The Nations Teacher Pierre Nora
Vidal de La Blaches Geography of France JeanYves Guiomar
vn Marcel Prousts Remembrance of Things Pust Antoine Compagnon
vin La Coupole Marc Fumaroli
Monuments to the Dead Antoine Prost
The Good Soldier Chauvin Gerard de Puymege
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