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Description - Realms of Memory by Pierre Nora

This text is the second of three volumes looking at the history of France. This volume examines how and why events and figures become part of a people's collective memory. It emphasizes the shared aspects of French history and cultural instrumental in the development of a national identity. It includes 14 essays on subjects ranging from Proust's "Remembrance of Things Past" to the Tour de France.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231106344
ISBN-10: 0231106343
Format: Hardback
Pages: 643
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Pierre Nora

Pierre Nora is Editorial Director of Editions Gallimand. He is editor of the journal Le Debat and is Directeur D'Etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

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