French Historians 1900 2000

Blending biography with critical analysis, this volume situates their work in the context of their life stories to provide new insights into their personal commitments, their participation in contemporary debates, and their contributions to ...

French Historians 1900 2000

French Historians 1900-2000: The New Historical Writing inTwentieth-Century France examines the lives and writings of 40of France’s great twentieth-century historians. Blends biography with critical analysis of major works, placingthe work of the French historians in the context of their lifestories Includes contributions from over 30 international scholars Provides English-speaking readers with a new insight into thekey French historians of the last century

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French Historians 1900-2000
Language: en
Pages: 632
Authors: Philip Daileader, Philip Whalen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-16 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

French Historians 1900-2000: The New Historical Writing inTwentieth-Century France examines the lives and writings of 40of France’s great twentieth-century historians. Blends biography with critical analysis of major works, placingthe work of the French historians in the context of their lifestories Includes contributions from over 30 international scholars Provides English-speaking readers
Place and Locality in Modern France
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Philip Whalen, Patrick Young
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-23 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Place and Locality in Modern France analyses the significance and changing constructions of local place in modern France. Drawing on the expertise of a range of scholars from around the world, this book provides a timely overview of the cross-disciplinary thinking that is currently taking place over a central issue
A History of Fascism in France
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Chris Millington
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-12 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

A History of Fascism in France explores the origins, development, and action of fascism and extreme right and fascist organisations in France since the First World War. Synthesizing decades of scholarship, it is the first book in any language to trace the full story of French fascism from the First
Centuries of Childhood
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Eva-Marie Prag, Joseph Tendler
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-21 - Publisher: CRC Press

A critical analysis of Centuries of Childhood, in which the French historian Philippe Aries offers a fundamentally fresh interpretation of what childhood is and what the institution means for society at large. Aries's core idea is that ‘childhood,’ as we understand it today – a special time that requires special
History as a Kind of Writing
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Philippe Carrard
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-07 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Philippe Carrard, a historian and theorist of historical forms and functions, has an enviable reputation both in France and the U.S. He gives historiographers access to what writers of history in France have been doing the past 25 years, casting light on views of historiography put forward by literary theorists,