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Realms of Memory:The Construction of the French Past, Vol. 3, Symbols

This volume, the third part of Realms of Memory, focuses on the emblems that signify Frenchness to people around the world. It includes 13 essays on cultural icons from Joan of Arc to Descartes; the national motto of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity; the tricolour flag; and the French language itself. The closing essay on commemoration provides an overview of the series.

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Author: Gaston Bachelard

Editor/Translator: Pierre Nora, Lawrence D. Kritzman, Arthur Goldhammer,

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: New

Manufacturer: Columbia University Press

Number of items: 1

Number of pages: 751

Product group: Book

Studio: Columbia University Press

Publication Date: May 1, 1998

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Pages: 751

EAN: 9780231109260

ISBN: 0231109261

ASIN: 0231109261

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Art Goldhammer
Writer, translator, scholar, blogger on French Politics, affiliate of Harvard's Center for European Studies, writes for The American Prospect, The Nation, etc.