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My France

Politics, Culture, Myth

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$49.50 • £39.95 • €44.50

ISBN 9780674595767

Publication Date: 02/01/1992


424 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


  • Introduction
  • I. Assumptions
    • 1. Nos ancêtres les gaulois
    • 2. Left, Right, and Temperament
    • 3. In Search of the Hexagon
  • II. Queries
    • 4. What Is Real in Folk Tales?
    • 5. Who Sang the Marseillaise?
    • 6. Religion or Superstition?
  • III. Traditions and Politics
    • 7. The Second Republic, Politics, and the Peasant
    • 8. Another Look at Peasant Politicization
    • 9. The Nationalist Revival before 1914
  • IV. “Let Us Now Praise Famous Men”
    • 10. Pier de Coubertin and the Introduction of Organized Sport
    • 11. Inheritance, Dilettantism, and the Politics of Maurice Barrès
    • 12. About Marc Bloch
  • V. It Takes All Kinds
    • 13. Nationalism, Socialism, and National Socialism
    • 14. Jews, Antisemitism, and the Origins of the Holocaust
    • 15. Revolution? Counterrevolution? What Revolution?
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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