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Funerals, politics, and memory in modern France, 1789-1996

Author: Avner Ben-Amos
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a study of the state funerals that were celebrated in France between the French revolution and the death of Francois Mitterand. It investigates the funerals of such prominent figures as Voltaire, Napoleon, Gambetta, Hugo, and de Gaulle, which became major public events that helped to mold the national memory. The book is the first comprehensive analysis of French state funerals, and also a major  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Avner Ben-Amos
ISBN: 0198203284 9780198203285
OCLC Number: 43083387
Description: ix, 425 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Genealogy. 1. The French Revolution and the Emergence of Republican State Funerals 1789-1799. 2. State Funerals of Kings and Emperors 1800-1870. 3. Subversive and Revolutionary Funerals 1800-1870. 4. The Moral Order: The Battle over Civil Funerals 1871-1877. 5. The Third Republic: The State Funeral as Civic Festival 1879-1940 --
pt. II. Politics. 6. Funerals of Politicians. 7. Funerals of Soldiers and Colonizers. 8. Funerals of Scientists, Writers, and Musicians. Conclusion: The State Funeral as a Social Drama --
pt. III. Culture. 9. The State Funeral as a Rite of Passage. 10. Separation: The Moment of Death and the Lying-in-State. 11. Transition: The Procession and the City.
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