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Theodore Zeldin - 001: A History of French Passions 1848-1945: Volume I: Ambition, Love, and Politics (Oxford History of Modern Europe) - 9780198221777 - V9780198221777
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001: A History of French Passions 1848-1945: Volume I: Ambition, Love, and Politics (Oxford History of Modern Europe)

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Description for 001: A History of French Passions 1848-1945: Volume I: Ambition, Love, and Politics (Oxford History of Modern Europe) Paperback. This is a history of the French, which tries to explain their idiosyncrasies, enthusiasms and prejudices. This first part scrutinizes the way of thinking and of talking adopted by the French, their sense of national identity, and their ambivalent feelings about foreigners. Series: Oxford History of Modern Europe. Num Pages: 830 pages, figures, maps. BIC Classification: 3JH; 3JJ; HBJD; HBLL; HBLW; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 139 x 41. Weight in Grams: 879.
This is a history of the French which tries to explain their idiosyncrasies, enthusiasms and prejudices. It goes beyond the recital of events to investigate their attitudes and behaviour over an unusually wide range of activities. Volume I scrutinizes the peculiar way of thinking and of talking adopted by the French, their powerful sense of national identity, their ambivalent feelings about foreigners. It shows what it meant to be a Breton or a Provencal, an Alsation or an Auvergnat. Volume II analyses French taste and the role of the artist. It enquires into the quality of life, ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Clarendon Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Series
Oxford History of Modern Europe
Condition
New
Weight
879g
Number of Pages
830
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780198221777
SKU
V9780198221777
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