French Historians 1900-2000: New Historical Writing in Twentieth-Century France

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Philip Daileader, Philip Whalen
Wiley, Mar 16, 2010 - History - 632 pages
French Historians 1900-2000: The New Historical Writing in Twentieth-Century France examines the lives and writings of 40 of France’s great twentieth-century historians.

  • Blends biography with critical analysis of major works, placing the work of the French historians in the context of their life stories
  • Includes contributions from over 30 international scholars
  • Provides English-speaking readers with a new insight into the key French historians of the last century

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About the author (2010)

Philip Daileader is Department Chair and Associate Professor of History at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. His research interests are the social, religious, and cultural history of Mediterranean Europe, especially southern France and Spain, during the Middle Ages. He is the author of True Citizens: Violence, Memory, and Identity in the Medieval Community of Perpignan, 1162-1397 (2000; French translation 2004).

Philip Whalen is Associate Professor of History and Director of the Honors Program at Coastal Carolina University. His research interests are in tourism, gastronomy, and the vectors of identity formation in twentieth-century France. He is the author of Gaston Roupnel: me paysanne et sciences humaines (2001) and is currently working on an ecological history of Burgundy's Clos de Bze vineyards.

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