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Ensemblance : the transnational genealogy of esprit de corps

Author: Luis de Miranda
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Through several historical case studies from the last 300 years, Luis de Miranda shows how the phrase 'esprit de corps' acts as a combat concept with a clear societal impact. He also reveals how interconnected, yet distinct, French, English and American modern intellectual and political thought is.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Miranda, Luis de, 1971-
Ensemblance.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2020
(OCoLC)1144794741
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luis de Miranda
ISBN: 9781474454223 1474454224 9781474454216 1474454216
OCLC Number: 1147875316
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
Esprit de Corps: A Timeline --
Introduction: A Thousand Platoons - The Enduring Importance of Esprit de Corps --
1 Musketeers and Jesuits: The French Birth of Esprit de Corps in the Eighteenth Century --
2 'Adunation' of the Nation: Towards a Republican Esprit de Corps --
3 'We Must Hang Together': The English Appropriation of Esprit de Corps in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries --
4 The Way of Napoleon: The Uniformisation of Esprit de Corps in Early Nineteenth-Century France --
5 Collective Temperament: Esprit de Corps as Sociality and Individuation in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century --
6 The Mystique of Esprit de Corps in France in the Twentieth Century --
7 The Way of Hilton: Esprit de Corps in the UK and the USA in the Twentieth Century --
Conclusion: Ensemblance --
Bibliography --
Index
Responsibility: Luis de Miranda.

Abstract:

Through several historical case studies from the last 300 years, Luis de Miranda shows how the phrase 'esprit de corps' acts as a combat concept with a clear societal impact. He also reveals how interconnected, yet distinct, French, English and American modern intellectual and political thought is.

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