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Realms of Memory Vol. 3

The Construction of the French Past

Realms of Memory( )
Editor: Nora, Pierre
Kritzman, Lawrence
Author: Goldhammer, Arthur
Kritzman, Lawrence D.
Series title:European Perspectives: a Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism Ser.
ISBN:978-0-231-10926-0
Publication Date:May 1998
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

Offers the best essays from the acclaimed collection originally published in French. This monumental work examines how and why events and figures become a part of a people's collective memory, how rewriting history can forge new paradigms of cultural identity, and how the meaning attached to an event can become as significant as the event itself.

Book Details
Pages:751
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / French
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.215 x 10.101 x 1.84 Inches
Book Weight:3.458 Pounds
Author Biography
Goldhammer, Arthur (Editor)
Arthur Goldhammer is the translator for numerous books including Neoconservatism: The Biography of a Movement, Algerian Chronicles, The Society of Equals, and Capital in the Twenty-First Century. He received the French-American Translation Prize in 1990 for his translation of A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution.

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