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Place and Locality in Modern France

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Description for Place and Locality in Modern France Hardcover. Editor(s): Whalen, Philip; Young, Patrick. Num Pages: 264 pages, 54 bw illus. BIC Classification: 1DDF; HBJD; HBLL; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 544.
Place and Locality in Modern France analyses the significance and changing constructions of local place in modern France. Drawing on the expertise of a range of scholars from around the world, this book provides a timely overview of the cross-disciplinary thinking that is currently taking place over a central issue in French history. The contributed chapters address a range of subjects that include: the politics of administrative reform, decentralization, regionalism and local advocacy; the role of commerce in engendering narratives and experience of local place; the importance of ethnic, class, gender and ... Read more

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Philip Whalen is Professor of History at Coastal Carolina University, USA. Patrick Young is Associate Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, USA.

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The strength of the collection is the ways in which the articles represent new directions in the long tradition of French historiography on the role of the regional ... The collection does this especially well in defining themes such as economic change, reinvention of tradition, the redefinition of local spaces and places, and the significance of France’s overseas empire.
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