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The past in French history

Author: Robert Gildea
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text considers the nature of French history and the awareness of its influence, surveying the ways that various political communities in France during the past two centuries have used different  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gildea
ISBN: 0300057997 9780300057997 0300067119 9780300067118
OCLC Number: 185692419
Description: xiii, 418 s. : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Writing French History Acknowledgements 1 REVOLUTION A Question of Commerration; Revolution and Ambivalence; The Vendee of Memory; Liberalism and Revolution; Practising the Republic; Socialism and Revolution; Communism and Revolution. 2 BONAPARTISM Shaping the Bonapartist Myth; Defusing the Bonapartist Myth; The Cults of Napoleon. 3 GRANDEUR Constructing Greatness; The Soldiers of the Year II; Joan of Arc. 4 REGIONALISM The Struggle for Republican Federalism; Defining the Region. 5 CATHOLICISM Revolution and Catholicism; Catholicism and Revolution; Protestantism and Revolution. 6 ANARCHISM The First International; The Battle with Socialism; The Battle with Communism 1968. 7 BRIDGING THE REVOLUTION? The Popular Monarchy; Antisemitism; National Syndicalism; National Socialism; The New Right.
Responsibility: Robert Gildea.


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