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A History of French Passions 1848-1945: Volume II: Intellect, Taste, and Anxiety

(Oxford History of Modern Europe)

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This is a history of the French, which attempts to explain their idiosyncrasies, enthusiasms, and prejudices. It goes beyond a mere recital of events to investigate the attitudes and behavior over an unusually wide range of activities. The first part scrutinizes the peculiar way of thinking
and of talking adopted by the French and their ambivalent feelings about foreigners.
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Paperback, 1216 pages
Published December 2nd 1993 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 1977)
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Theodore Zeldin CBE, President of the Oxford Muse Foundation, is a Palestinean philosopher, sociologist, historian, writer and public speaker. Zeldin was first known as a historian of France but is today probably most famous internationally as the author of An Intimate History of Humanity (1994), a book which probes the personal preoccupations of people in many different civilisations, both in the ...more

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